“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
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Press

  • Women For Progress President Erin Chung was interviewed by Fios1 News regarding the latest fight against 3-d printed guns. Emily Drooby reports, “They look futuristic, the type of firearms that would-be assassins use in movies: 3D-printed guns ...

  • Thousands across New Jersey and millions across the country rallied for the end of gun violence on Saturday. Many students, inspired by the recent school shooting that killed 17 students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Flor...

  • Saturday's "March For Our Lives" is expected to bring over a million people to Washington, D.C., to demand increased action on gun violence prevention and gun control. Marches will also take place across the nation, including Newark, where local g...

  • A reprint of the NJ.com Article by Marisa Iati “They’ve had enough of watching school shooting after school shooting pass by, they say, without anything changing. Angered by the bloodshed, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to d...

  • A reprint of the Atlantic Highlands Herald Article by Elizabeth Meyer  Newark, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. and State Senator Teresa Ruiz are joining a diverse group of New Jersey students, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...

  • The Suburban News on WFP first anniversary gala. “Women for Progress (WFP) held it’s one-year anniversary gala at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes on January 27th. The organization, which was started in the aftermath of the 2016 el...

  • Michelle Von Plato sat down with Erin Chung to learn more about Erin and her role with Women for Progress. Erin Chung was selected as the Woman’s Report Woman of the Month for February 2018 and the interview is currently featured on their homep...

  • “Women for Progress held its annual gala at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes. Their mission is to bring awareness to issues including women’s health, gun violence prevention, environmental protection, human rights, and equality....

  • A reprint of the Huffington Post Article by Caroline Avakian It has been seven long months since the Women’s March moved millions to gather in their cities and local communities to protest what many felt was the sacrifice of the values and rights the...

  • Erin Chung, president and founder of Women for Progress, spoke to attendees, Photo Credit: Max Marcilla GLEN ROCK, N.J. – About 200 people gathered in Glen Rock for a candlelight vigil last night to show solidarity with victims of violence in Charlot...

  • Women for Progress and Glen Rock After the March hosted a candlelight vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 15, 2017 on Rock Road in Glen Rock. Joshua Jongsma/NorthJersey.com GLEN ROCK — Demonstrators made it clear that hate has ...

  • New Jerseyans band together to help people in Syria. The Wyckoff-based group, Women For Progress, will host a fundraising event tonight called ‘Sweets for Syria.’ It’ll feature all sorts of tasty desserts from places in Ridgewood and Glen Rock....

  • The women gathered Wednesday to hear a pep talk, learn about the group’s ongoing agenda and meetings and write their hearts out. They wrote, addressed and stamped 2,000 postcards and letters to a variety of entities involved in the swift shifts going...

  • As a mother of three young children and a former Donald Trump employee who has primarily been a stay-at-home mom the last seven years, I find myself in a new role since Election Day: leading a group of activists. In the weeks after the election, a gr...

  • “Chung of Wyckoff said that after she drops off her children at school she will go home and catch up on her reading and call family and friends. She said she would not cook dinner, and would ask her husband to bring home takeout food. “I&...

  • Women for Progress and WEDO, which stands for Women Empowered Democratic Organization, have designed this event to help educate the community about how the government operates, locally, statewide and nationally. “One of the many takeaways from ...

  • On a rainy and cold Wednesday evening, in a church in the town of Ridgewood, New Jersey, 250 women gather for a Women for Progress meeting. All over the country, grassroots groups of women just like this, are gathering to show up for the human, civil...

  •   They came despite a winter assault of rain, snow and sleet, toting signs and chanting boisterously on the steps of the Bergen County Courthouse in support of a myriad of causes they believe have come under attack in the first weeks of Donald T...

  • When Erin Chung of Wyckoff founded Women for Progress the group had about 35 members. That was in November, just a couple weeks after the Presidential election. By February, more than 750 women from all over Bergen County had joined the organization ...

  • In Wyckoff, an affluent Republican-leaning bedroom community outside of Manhattan, organizers have scheduled events in February and March aimed at getting more women involved in the political process. “What are our concrete next steps? We need ...

  • WYCKOFF, N.J. — Thousands of people participated in Women’s Marches on New Jersey in Leonia, Wyckoff and Ridgewood on a crisp winter morning in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of women who attended the national Women’s March in ...

  •  After a Saturday that drew thousands of people across the state to rally for women’s rights in the face of a political administration they deem hostile, leaders of these marches said they hoped the resistance was just beginning. “This is...

  • Before Erin Chung became a stay-at-home mom raising three children in Wyckoff, she had another job. For more than five years, she worked for President-Elect Donald Trump, as marketing manager for the Miss Universe organization. She flew on his plane ...

  • Erin Chung knows the president-elect – she did marketing for him for five years at the Miss Universe pageant – and on Saturday she plans to be one of dozens rallying in her Bergen County suburb to raise concerns about his new administration. “I...

  • “What are our concrete next steps?  We need to get more women interested in running for office,” said Erin Chung, who helped organize the march. She once worked for Trump, handling public relations for the Miss Universe pageant. The group...

  • ‘Erin Chung, a township resident and member of the group Women for Progress, a Wyckoff-based group that encourages women to get involved in the local political process, told the committee that “the town loves Scanlan” and she knows that they re...