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Ways to Get Involved

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Make the Road New Jersey builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and respect

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Make the Road NJ is a community organization dedicated to strengthening immigrant and worker communities and fighting for dignity and justice. We are based in Elizabeth and Passaic and have sister organizations in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Nevada.

Financial aid workshops

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Make the Road NJ hosts community tax and financial aid workshops to help students and families learn about and apply for the financial aid resources that are available to them. Click on the image for more info, or contact us: nj4dreamers@maketheroadnj.org or 908.967.3478.

Become a college ambassador!

Learn to navigate the college application process and to support your peers as they apply to college

College ambassador program

Make the Road NJ's College Ambassador Summer Institute is an annual eight week program that runs from July to August. Selected participants will learn how to navigate the college application process, draft a successful personal statement, and apply for financial aid. Additionally, participants will learn how to support high school students as they navigate the college application process and take part in MRNJ local and statewide actions.

For more information on the Summer Institute and on academic year College Ambassador programming for students in Elizabeth, please click the image.

NJ4Dreamers Fellows

Want to support other Dreamers and undocumented students? Learn how here!

Become an NJ4Dreamers Fellow!

Support other Dreamers and undocumented students in NJ as they go through the college application process. Whether by helping run a workshop or spreading the word about opportunities available to NJ DACA and undocumented students, you can help other young people in your community get the financial support they need to go to college.


Contact Us!

In addition to offering financial aid workshops and advocating for immigrant and worker rights, Make the Road NJ offers free legal support services to immigrants, community meetings, English classes, know your rights workshops, and more. Stop by our office in Elizabeth, NJ (see map below) or get in touch with us using this contact form!

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Make the Road NJ, 42 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ