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.
Patricia “Pat” Egan Jones began her political journey working in her community to establish safety programs and a preschool program, which after more than 40 years is still in existence. This work led to a 47-year career, including serving as Chief of Staff for Assembly Speaker Joseph Roberts and Legislative & Administrative Director to the late New Jersey State Senator Walter Rand. In 1996, Pat was sworn in...
Today the Women’s Political Caucus of NJ, LUPEPAC, PAM’s List, a coalition of African American women leaders, the Democratic Task Force of the Bipartisan Coalition for Women’s Appointments announced their collaboration with Senator Loretta Weinberg, Senator Nellie Pou and the NJ Legislative Latino Caucus, and Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter and the NJ Legislative Black Caucus in an effort to secure landmark appropriations to study the gender and ethnic diversity of those...