Each year WomenRising hosts the Celebration of Service to honor those in Hudson County who make empowering the lives of women and children a priority.
Happy #NationalInternDay! This year WomenRising is delighted to have four young women from three different stages of education. Farangiz is an incoming freshman, Jenessy and Jade are entering their final year of high school, and Joy will be starting her junior year in college this fall. It is exciting to have such different age groups coming together to assist WomenRising’s mission. Keep reading to learn more about each of our 2019 summer interns including our two Jersey City Summer Interns!
A few months ago, WomenRising began hosting domestic violence support groups for detainees and inmates at Hudson County Correctional Center. WomenRising’s Domestic Violence Advocate, Devangi Raval, explains more about her experience working with imprisoned and detained women in Hudson County and their struggle after they are released.