The New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women was founded in March 2011 by President Yvonne Garlin. Currently, the Chapter has thirty five members across all ages and professions. The official launching of the Chapter will be on June 23, 2011 between 6pm and 8pm at the Jersey City, City Hall Chambers. According to Yvonne, the chapter is looking forward to empowering New Jersey's women through its support for UN Women and its programs.
The US National Committee (USNC) for UN Women is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports the mission of UN Women and social, political, and economic equality for women and girls around the world.