The Waterfront Project Celebrates Pride Month!

Spotlighting the LGBTQ+ community’s urgent need for increased, equitable access to housing resources. by: Jennifer Rubinshteyn, Legal Intern The Waterfront Project stands in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in furthering liberation for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Around the world, the month of June is known as Pride month and is dedicated […]

The Waterfront Project’s Response to Jersey City’s Right to Counsel Ordinance

Ordinance would offer free legal representation to low-income tenants Today, April 12, 2023, The Jersey City Council will share its first reading on two core ordinances: Right to Counsel (Ord. 23-030) and collecting Developer Fees to Fund Affordable Housing (Ord. 23-029), which will fund a Right to Counsel program in the City. The Right to […]

The Waterfront Project recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

With respect for, and in solidarity with survivors, The Waterfront Project recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness about sexual violence, advocating for survivors, and educating communities on how to prevent sexual assault. Sexual assault is a pervasive issue that affects people of all ages, genders, races, […]

Carol Sainthilaire Joins the Waterfront Project as Executive Director

​January 18, 2023  The Waterfront Project, Inc. (WFP), a nonprofit legal clinic serving Northern New Jersey communities, is delighted to announce that Carol Sainthilaire has joined as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ms. Sainthilaire comes to WFP from Community Enterprises Corporation, an organization providing housing opportunities to individuals with disabilities, where she served as the […]