New Jersey Citizen Action coordinates and conducts free educational workshops and outreach events across the state on various topics depending on available resources. Workshops and outreach events are designed to inform consumers of their rights and increase economic opportunities when dealing with banks, insurance companies, hospitals, employers, government agencies, and utilities.
Citizen Action also partners with financial intuitions to provide workshops and free informational seminars targeted to women and minority-owned small businesses to provide them with information on accessing capital and other resources for their businesses. Education and outreach is available in English and Spanish on most issues depending on resources.
SMALL BUSINESS EVENTS:
Citizen Action partners with different financial institutions, utilities, and other corporations to hold several free informational Small Business Forums, focus groups, and marketing/outreach events across the state. The goal of these events is to identify the needs of small business owners and entrepreneurs across the state, and to raise awareness of products, services, and other forms of technical assistance made available to these small businesses.