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The 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest Goes Virtual for 2021!

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Municipal Council  the Office of Cultural Affairs and the Department of Recreation & Youth Development, virtually present the Twenty sixth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest. This 3 day contest, begins on Wednesday, February 24th at 2:00pm. Students will compete for the best […]

Women’s Activism Beyond 2020: A Virtual Panel Discussion

Please join us on December 17th for a virtual panel discussion on Women’s Activism for 2020 & Beyond. Moderated by our project scholar Dr. Devin Heyward (St. Peter’s University, Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies), the panel will discuss themes and issues raised in the Office of Cultural Affairs action grant programming, commemorating the 100th […]

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On Display November 4th -November 30th Veterans Group Exhibition / Rotunda Gallery 2nd Floor Korean Artists Group Exhibition/ Rotunda Gallery 3rd Floor Curated by With You, With Me (WYWM)  VIEW THE KOREAN ARTIST VIRTUAL TOUR HERE

Jersey City's 24th Annual Toy Drive
Jersey City’s 24th Annual Toy Drive

  Our 24th Annual Toy drive is fast approaching and we can really use your help. This year, due to challenges presented by COVID, we anticipate increased need. Please consider donating a new unwrapped toy for children ages 1-12 yrs. old. With your help, we have been able to bring holiday cheer to thousands of […]


Eighteen women from Jersey City are honored every year during the city’s Women of Action awards ceremony. The annual event honors women from every ward for their unique contributions to the city. Each honoree was nominated by a member of the Jersey City Council. Though the last eight months have been extremely challenging, the City […]


The City of Jersey City highly commends Jersey City Veterans and Heroes Parade Committee and Jersey City Veterans Task Force through Jersey City’s Division of Veterans Affairs.  At the Annual Jersey City Veterans Commemoration, there will be a wreath laying and a short program to be held at 10:00am on November 11, 2020 at Dickinson […]