We seek to increase citizen engagement in our community by:
Bringing awareness to the 2020 Census and to the impact that COVID-19 has on the black community.
Inspiring people to vote in all elections, particularly the presidential election in November.
Supporting legislative/civic programming in our local chapter.
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Civic/Legislative Partners
On Sept 25th MCJJ hosted an in-depth presentation about how to cast a mail-in ballot for the November 3rd presidential election. The online presentation was led by Barbara Kuppersmith, Morristown area representative for the League of Women Voters.
Raise Our Voices: How COVID-19 Affects Our Community
MCJJ hosted a thought-provoking, candid discussion about how COVID-19 has affected the black community and what we can do about it. The online forum highlighted the topics of health, education, and economics and featured three esteemed guest panelists: Lisa Gittens-Williams, MD, Shaun B. Freeman, CFP and Garth Birch.