Dozens of local volunteers mounted their bicycles in support of local charity, riding more than 20 miles before celebrating with live music and food in Buccleuch Park.
Activism & Organizing
New Brunswick has a rich tradition of activism and organizing, with the Rutgers University community often playing a key role in protests and other activist activities. The anti-war movement and many other organized causes have hosted large events that attracted national attention over the past 60 years.
With EDA Backing, Non-Profit Buys Meals From Local Restaurants For NJ’s Needy
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) awarded $14 million in grants to 27 organizations through its Sustain and Serve NJ program.
Immigrant Advocates Protest Murphy’s Plan For “Excluded” Workers Relief Fund
A 150-strong crowd of mostly undocumented low-wage workers, their families and their advocates marched in Newark on May 19 to protest the amount of money allocated to a COVID-19 relief fund for “excluded” workers announced by Governor Phil Murphy.
Hundreds March Through New Brunswick at Memorial Rally For Fallen Workers
On April 25, over a hundred workers representing labor organizations and unions across New Jersey joined with local supporters in New Brunswick for the Annual Worker’s Memorial March.
Paul Robeson’s Childhood Home in Princeton Being Restored as Civic Center
The birthplace and childhood home of legendary Rutgers alumnus Paul Robeson is undergoing renovations to restore its status as a local civic center.
Women Aware Celebrates Four Decades Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors
Women Aware is a valuable resource for those affected by domestic violence and abuse and the organization recently celebrated their 40th anniversary, at a time when their work is more important than ever.
Peaceful Protests Take Shape in Streets of New Brunswick
Vast numbers of protesters came in peace to events against police brutality held across the Garden State on the weekend of May 30-31.