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  • 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...