News & Updates

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Women of Action Virtual Awards Ceremony

Join us Thursday, March 18th at 7:00pm for the 2021 Women of Action virtual awards ceremony. Women from each Ward will be honored for making a positive impact in Jersey City. We invite you to join us in celebrating their good work! This event will have Closed Captioning and an ASL Interpreter.   To register please […]

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The 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest

The winners of the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest are: Grades 3-5    1st Prize winner – Isabella Marandino 2nd Prize Winner – Connor V Collazo 3rd Prize winner – Nia Jackson  Grades 6-8  1st Prize winner – Maximillian Jude Williams 2nd Prize Winner – Gabriel Marandino 3rd Prize winner – Otavio […]

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 […]