Essex Rising, the Islamic Center of Passaic County, and Black Lives Matter Newark held a Unity Cookout on Sunday, August 20th. The event was attended by approximately 50 people including members of Wind of the Spirit, West Orange African American Heritage, West Orange Hispanic Association.
Essex Rising was a proud sponsor of the 2018 Women’s March held in Morristown NJ. Many of our members were in attendance!
Ride on the Justice Train from South Orange to Morristown for the NJ Women’s March on Jan. 20th with your neighbors and friends in Essex…
The West Orange Human Relations Commission (HRC) honored 7 recipients with the annual Freedom Award, including one of Essex Rising’s founders, Elizabeth Redwine. Elizabeth has been working…
In quick response to the events in Charlottesville, Essex Rising released a statement and pulled together a community candlelight vigil to show support for all…