ICE Raids: What is Happening How to Respond

From the National Immigration Law Center: The National Immigration Law Center hosted a webinar on  “ICE Raids: What is Happening & How to Respond” on Feb. 13, 2017. Below are links to the recording of the webinar and a PDF copy of the slideshow: View the webinar recording Download the slides    

Legal Aid Society Hotline to Assist Immigrant Communities Impacted by Recent ICE Raids

Reposted from http://www.legal-aid.org/en/mediaandpublicinformation/inthenews/lasunveilshotlinetoassistimmigrantcommunities.aspx The Legal Aid Society unveiled a hotline this morning following confirmed reports yesterday of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids throughout the city. The hotline went live at 8 a.m. Sunday and Legal Aid attorneys are now reachable in various languages to assist families who have an immediate ICE detention case, questions about Read More …

February Monthly Meeting – #INDIVISIBLE

HCA has aligned ourselves with the Indivisible Team as a local Indivisible group. The Indivisible Guide provides tactics and strategies to resist the Trump agenda, developed by former Congressional staffers, leveraging the highly effective tactics of the Tea Party. The national #Indivisible movement has gathered steam very quickly – last week at the first meeting Read More …

Vote YES Tuesday on Weehawken Schools improvement

On January 24, 2017 members of the community are invited to vote on a referendum question to undertake significant building improvements and upgrades to the Weehawken Public Schools, namely Daniel Webster, Theodore Roosevelt, and Weehawken High School. These improvements are not just superficial in nature, they are targeted to be substantial and to comply with Read More …

After the March

I love marches, and always have. They are an opportunity to transform the isolation of fear and anger into joyous community. To sing, to drum, to dance in the street. To tear down walls. I woke up sick on Friday, coughing, sneezing, dizzy. By Saturday morning, it was clear that I should not be marching. Read More …

[EVENT] What Can We Do? Post-Election Community Meeting

Join us this Sunday, January 8, from 3-5 PM for After the Election and Before the Inauguration – What Can We Do? Let’s come together as a community to explore how we can protect what we value: Inclusion, tolerance, human rights and fairness. What can we do? What existing groups can we support or join? Read More …

Free NJFOG OPRA/OPMA forum in Perth Amboy on September 20

NJFOG, the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government, is holding a free open forum tomorrow night in Perth Amboy. Hudson Civic Action members have attended NJFOG events in the past, and they are a great resource to learn what your rights are under the law, and how to file OPRA and OPMA requests to your Read More …

Newcomer info session Tuesday Sep. 27

Hudson Civic Action will be holding an informational session for potential new members next Tuesday, September 27, at 7 PM. We will be hosted by Rev. Birgit Solano at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 98 Columbia Terrace, in Weehawken. We’ll be talking about how Hudson Civic Action came to be formed in early 2015, what we’ve Read More …

Register to vote!

  Are you registered to vote? The deadline to get your registration in to the New Jersey Board of Elections is October 18, 21 days before the general election. Members of Hudson Civic Action have been helping neighbors with voter registration over the last couple weeks, registering voters at the Union City Arts Music and Read More …