Paving the way for women to succeed and achieve at every stage in their lives.
I always look forward to the YW Women’s Leadership Conference. The speakers, topics, and breakout sessions have been instrumental in helping me move my career forward. Connecting with other like minded professional women has turned out to be an ideal networking opportunity for me.
Advocacy & Empowerment
Since inception, YWCA Northern New Jersey has been dedicated to advocating for women and breaking down the systemic barriers they face daily. Our continual mission has been to support women on their paths to educational, career, and financial success and each of our programs aligns with this goal.
For more information on any of our programs contact Alicia Maxey Greene at email@example.com or (201) 881-1708.
Creating Safe Workplaces in New Jersey Politics
YWCA Northern NJ produced an educational training video for political campaign staff to build awareness and provide resources to keep those working in NJ politics safe and free from sexual harassment and intimidation.
Women’s Empowerment Network (WEN) on the Go!
Our Women’s Empowerment Network quarterly leadership series includes WEN on the GO! Corporate, which is sponsored by leading area corporations committed to attracting, retaining, and developing talented women, and WEN on the GO! Small Business, which gives woman-owned companies, entrepreneurs, independent consultants, and gig workers ways to network, exchange ideas, and get actionable advice on growing their business. New! WEN on the GO, Financial Wellness Series, brings together experts from the financial world and mental health professionals to help women understand money, investments and more.
WEN on the GO Financial Wellness – Part 1: Understanding the link between MONEY & your Emotional Health
July 14 at 12:00 pm – via Zoom
Next Chapter offers women a space to navigate unemployment, job searching, and the interviewing processes so that together, they can forge their next steps after a pandemic that caused widespread employment displacement and disruption.
Next Chapter: Real World Strategies to Promote Yourself
Wednesday, May 4th at 5:30 pm
YW WE360 Business Essentials – Ureeka
Our YW WE360 Business Essential Program – Ureeka assists women entrepreneurs with launching their businesses by providing access to step-by-step courses along with support from professional coaches, mentors, and an entire community of entrepreneurs. This program is offered through our partnership with @Ureeka.biz. Applications are open!
ROLLING ADMISSION THROUGH THE END OF 2022!
Our 3-week hands-on workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs draft business plans, develop first year income goals, and create a financial framework to help them find success. If you’re thinking of starting a business but aren’t sure where to start, StartUP.
Moving Ahead aims to help long-term unemployed women who reside in Bergen County return to the workforce.
Motherhood Uncensored is designed to provide a safe place for working/stay-at-home moms to share advice and provide support on everyday issues.
Motherhood Uncensored: Make Self Care YOUR Priority
Thursday, May 12, at 12 pm
Join Mary Vidal, wife, mom, personal trainer, yoga & self massage instructor who will help you prioritize your needs and guide you to live a healthier lifestyle.
Circle of Care
Circle of Care is a 12-week support group for women in transition from the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women for reentry into the community. This program is offered through a partnership with The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a non-profit agency with a social mission to remove all barriers to employment for citizens returning from incarceration.
Time is Now Action Coalition
Established by YWCA Northern New Jersey and NJ Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, this coalition is comprised of diverse government, business, labor, education, legal, faith-based, and non-profit leaders working closely with the community to formulate an action plan that supports the wave of people who stepped forward to say #MeToo.
Your Story provides journaling workshops designed to help women discover their authentic voices.
Tribute to Women of INfluence (TWIN)
Tribute to Women of INfluence honors women who have excelled in their fields and made significant contributions to their organizations and to their communities. TWIN also gives businesses and organizations an opportunity to honor their highest achieving women, network, and celebrate success!
Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC)
Our annual Women’s Leadership Conference brings together dynamic leaders to share key strategies on how to improve lives and create change.
Thank You To Our Sponsors
Period Poverty Initiative
YWCA Northern NJ is proud to announce we will be hosting a distribution site for FREE Period Care Packages with The Flow Initiative and Project Local Access ALL YEAR LONG for those in need!
Everyone should have access to menstrual products, regardless of their financial status
By Appointment Only!
Looking to donate period products?
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