2017

WomenRising exec named one of Best 50 Women in Business, March 23, 2017: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/03/womenrising_exec_named_one_of_best_50_women_in_bus.html

WomenRising to host Dine and Discuss event with novelist, March 19, 2017: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/03/womenrising_to_host_dine_and_discuss_event_with_no.html

Initiative looks to gather 1,000 women, raise $100K for women and families in Hudson, March 07, 2017
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/03/new_womenunited_looks_to_gather_1000_women_raise_1.html

2 businesses helping WomenRising clients jump-start careers, January 10, 2017: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/01/women_get_chance_to_jump-start_careers_with_profes.html


2016

Business Notes: Golf outing scores big for WomenRising, October 26, 2016: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016/10/jersey_city_native_to_be_featured_in_first-ever_x.html

Tickets available for WomenRising annual gala Oct. 26; 2 to be honored, October 07, 2016 http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016/10/womenrising_to_honor_two_notable_hudson_county_res.html

WomenRising offers financial empowerment expo for women, September 13, 2016: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016/09/womenrising_offers_financial_empowerment_workshop.html

WomenRising received check for $3000 from Shop Rite in March. I have attached photos (Joaneileen Coughlan, Margaret Abrams, and Mary Kropke)  from Shop rite Awards Ceremony and you can go here for more details:  Shop Rite Check

Meg Paradise interview with Comcast News makers in March 19 2015:  http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2015/03/19/110th-anniversary/ 


2014-2015

“Battered Bayonne woman found courage to leave her husband and live” 
By Terrance T. McDonald, The Jersey Journal
October 20, 2014
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/10/battered_bayonne_woman_found_c.html

“Why do people stay in dangerously abusive relationships?”  
By Terrence T. McDonald, The Jersey Journal
October 20, 2014
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/10/why_do_people_stay_in_dangerou.html

“While not hard to obtain, domestic violence restraining orders aren’t bulletproof”
By Michaelangelo Conte, The Jersey Journal
October 21, 2014
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/10/domestic_violence_restraining.html

“Awareness helps, but more needs to be done: expert”
By Michaelangelo Conte, The Jersey Journal
October 18, 2014
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/10/awareness_helps_but_more_needs.html#incart_related_stories

"Alternatives to Violence program held in Jersey City"
By Michaelangelo Conte, the Jersey Journal
September 14, 2014
Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator Chad Stuart begins the first training session at WomenRising in Jersey City tonight, Sept. 12, 2014. Michaelangelo...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/09/more_than_a_dozen_participate_in_alternatives_to_violence_program_in_jersey_city.html

"Business News and Notes"
By Jersey Journal
September 12, 2014
The Provident Bank Foundation recently awarded a $3,500 grant to WomenRising's Job Club which equips job seekers with resoures and networking...
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/09/business_news_and_notes_14.html

"Hudson Social Workers join in back pack drive for WomenRising children"
By Dr. Barbara Milton LCSW | The Jersey Journal
September 4, 2014
If residents want to donate, they can drop-off back packs at Women Rising @ 270 Fairmount Ave. in Jersey City. For information on what types of backpacks to ...
http://blog.nj.com/our_pride_and_joy/2014/09/hudson_social_workers_join_in.html
 

"WomenRising to host free workshop on alternatives to violence | NJ ..."
By Wilson Conde, The Jersey Journal
August 26, 2014
WomenRising, Inc., a Jersey City-based community organization that provides services for women-in-need and their families, will host a free workshop to give ...
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/08/womenrising_inc_taking_applica.html

"WomenRising to host conflict-resolution training workshop in Jersey ..."
By Wilson Conde, The Jersey Journal
August 25, 2014
WomenRising, Inc., a Jersey City-based community organization that provides services for women-in-need and their families, will host a workshop to give people ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/08/womenrising_inc_to_host_training_workshop_from_the_alte...

"Concordia Learning Center names new executive director | NJ.com"
By The Jersey Journal
August 20, 2014
"We are delighted to receive this gift from the Fifth & Pacific Foundation," said Sister Roseann Mazzeo, executive director of WomenRising. "We are grateful for  ...
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/08/concordia_learning_center_name.html

"Hudson County back-to-school donation drives are underway | NJ.com"
By Nicolas Fernandes, The Jersey Journal
August 15, 2014
United Water was the first to give to Women's Rising's backpack drive, donating 20 personalized backpacks on Wednesday, Aug. 13. (Courtesy of Meg Paradise).
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/08/four_hudson_county_organizations_seek_back_to_school_do...

"WomenRising, Inc. to have open house for 'Strong Foundations' program on Wednesday"
By Wilson Conde, The Jersey Journal
August 11, 2014
WomenRising, Inc. will have an open house event on Aug. 13 to provide information on its Strong Foundations program, which aims to prepare women for a ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/08/womenrising_inc_to_have_open_house_for_strong_foundatio...
 

"WomenRising appoints Meg Paradise as director of fund development"
By Suburban News
July 31, 2014
Meg Paradise has joined WomenRising, Inc. as director of fund development. Meg is an award-winning champion and leader of women's initiatives, including ...
http://www.nj.com/suburbannews/index.ssf/2014/07/womenrising_appoints_meg_parad.html

"New editor appointed at The Jersey Journal | NJ.com"
By The Jersey Journal
July 21, 2014
Schmidt, a Montclair resident, is vice president of the board of WomenRising and a past member of the board of trustees of St. Dominic Academy, both in Jersey ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/07/new_editor_appointed_at_the_jersey_journal.html

"Hundreds come out for inaugural Sugartown Charity 5K Run/Walk"
By The Jersey Journal
July 21, 2014
At the event, Verizon presented a $20,000 check to WomenRising, which operates the domestic violence shelter for Hudson County and offers a host of ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/07/hundreds_come_out_for_inaugural_sugartown_charity_5k_ru...

"Touching all bases: sugartown 5k will be held July 20 at liberty state ..."
By The Jersey Journal
July 10, 2014
Sugartown Bakery Café of Jersey City is organizing the Sugartown Charity 5k Run/Walk for Sunday, July 20, benefiting WomenRising and the Boys and Girls ...
http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/07/touching_all_bases_sugartown_5.html

"USTF-certified 5K run/walk in Liberty State Park to benefit ..."
By The Jersey Journal
July 9, 2014
Sugartown Bakery Café of Jersey City is organizing the Sugartown Charity 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 20, to benefit WomenRising and the Boys and Girls ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/07/ustf-certified_5k_runwalk_in_liberty_state_park_to_bene...
 

"Corporate workers rise up to support women at Jersey City breakfast ..."
By Vonecia Carswell, The Jersey Journal
June 10, 2014
About 30 corporate workers gathered this morning for a breakfast held by Women Rising, an organization dedicated to empowering Hudson County women and ...
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2014/06/women_rising_corporate_breakfast_meeting.html