July 26, 2019

She held onto it like the times you hold on to the .25 seconds when the sun shines on your face during a blistering winter day. She finally looked up at this little rosy face hoping to hear her small voice say “mamá”

June 26, 2019

The small community, neighborhood feel that brings all of Jersey City together will be lost because without us, there is no community. Jersey City is a city, but we all call it a town because we know our neighbors, work together, and work across so many divisions creat...

May 7, 2019

Low and mid-income are not money makers for developers where the bottom line is #1. But Jersey City is not just the community of the wealthy and those who can afford to pay almost NYC rent prices. “Developers need to understand they are still coming into an already est...

The star of the event was 16-year-old Anaya Singh of the Sunrise Movement, who received the loudest ovation of the evening for her impassioned speech about fighting for her future under the specter of a changing planet. Though she roused the crowd with her hopeful rhet...

April 23, 2019

Access to alternative modes of transportation is essential to all residents as the city continues to grow. “Bike sharing has significantly grown in Jersey City and the expansion of the low cost membership program with Citi Bike provides greater accessibility for our re...

August 28, 2018

“As a city of immigrants, with over 40% of our population born in another country, Jersey City will resist the culture of fear generated by the Trump Administration’s war on immigrants,” said Council President Lavarro. “Hudson County’s detention contract with ICE is es...

July 14, 2018

This is a blatant showing that the freeholders are are following the money instead of their constituents. Let's think of ways to stop the programs and get lawyers and aid for the asylum seekers, instead of increasing how much money we get to keep them in jail.

July 7, 2018

Despite our best efforts at building a community, we are all under the threat of possible eminent domain, thanks to the actions of a designated developer who has the sights set on the entire length of Center Street. Bates St. Redevelopment Plan was drafted in 2006 and...

July 2, 2018

It took me 9 more years until I received a social security card. I was almost 18 at the time and in fear of not being able to go to college because of my undocumented status. We became legal residents... it only took us 9 years.

June 4, 2018

What can you do? Get involved. Join a neighborhood association - there is one for almost every section of Jersey City with lots overlapping. Go bigger and run for office - the face of our city is forever changing and so should the people representing us (especially whe...

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