FWCC of Somerset County stands with the African American community in denouncing and seeking justice for the recent murders of George Floyd and others by the police. We are saddened and angry that these killings continue to plague our nation. Now is the time to work to stop the cycle of violence and inaction.
We recognize that creating real and lasting change requires far more than simply making statements. It requires that we understand, acknowledge and address historic, institutional racism against African Americans in particular, and other communities of color such as immigrants. Through our work supporting and maintaining fair and welcoming communities in Somerset County, FWCC Somerset, in partnership with other like-minded groups, is committed to finding solutions and making change a reality.
No one left out: a COVID-19 response that puts NJ’s most vulnerable residents first. Join STAND CNJ for a virtual gathering on understanding the advocacy needed to make an impact on NJ’s next steps in supporting its communities throughout the state.
Dena Mottola Jaborska, Associate Director, New Jersey Citizen Action will highlight how our advocacy efforts can make an impact on current issues, such as unemployment, paid leave, and healthcare to close the gaps and protect NJ residents.
Brandon J. McKoy, President, New Jersey Policy Perspective will highlight the important policy and budgetary advocacy needed to develop the state’s legislation and resources necessary to tackle our newest challenge.
Join us in learning more on what NJ activists should understand about how the state can provide resources and what we can all do to make sure necessary services are provided for people in our state. In collaboration with our network of coalitions, we can make a difference.
The NJ Alliance for Immigrant Justice invites you to join our series of COVID-19 Response Facebook Live Panels starting with the first tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8th at 3:00pm on staying healthy and safe during the crisis! Please RSVP on Facebook so we can keep you updated as the panels are scheduled.
Tomorrow’s panel will focus on staying healthy and connected in the current state of emergency and providing resources to immigrants including the undocumented community with a focus on access to health care.
We are joined by Deborah Cornavaca from the Governor’s office and Laura Mora, Organizer with LALDEF. Our discussions will be held in English and Spanish. Please join us and share with your networks! Best,Hera Mir, Communications and Operations Coordinator