From The Desk of Our President
Welcome to the online home of Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey . WPCNJ is a multi-partisan organization dedicated to:
- Increasing women's participation in the political process
- Increasing the number of women in elected and appointed office
- Protecting reproductive freedom
- Creating a women's political power base to achieve equality for ALL women.
We hope you will join us on this to empower and promote women throughout New Jersey.
Michel Bitritto, Ph.D
The Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey (WPCNJ) wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family of former Congresswoman Marge Roukema. Roukema was a trailblazer as New Jersey's longest-serving woman in the House of Representatives and the dean of the New Jersey congressional delegation. When Roukema retired in 2003, she was the last woman to represent New Jersey in the congressional delegation until Congresswoman elect Bonnie Watson Coleman's historic win...
On November 4th, Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman became the first African-American woman elected to the New Jersey delegation and the first woman elected in over a decade. First elected to the Assembly in 1997, Watson Coleman has spent her career as a proven leader fighting for the women, families, and working people of New Jersey. Amongst her many achievements, she fought to increase the minimum wage and to pass the...