Our Approach

Empower NJ is a coalition of environmental, citizen, faith, and progressive groups in New Jersey launching a grassroots campaign calling on Governor Murphy to act quickly on climate change by stopping pending fossil fuel projects and their greenhouse gas emissions.

Participating Organizations


Action Together New Jersey
Already Devalued and Devastated Homeowners of Parsippany
Aquatherm Industries, Inc.
Bergen GreenFaith Circle
Blue Wave New Jersey
Blue Wave NJ
Bus for Progress
Bye Bye Plastic Bags New Jersey
Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
Central Jersey Environmental Defenders
Central NJ Chapter - The Climate Reality Project
Citizens United for Renewable Energy (CURE)
Clean Ocean Action
Clean Water Action
Climate Action New Jersey
Coalition Against Pilgrim Pipelines NJ
Coalition for Peace Action
Coalition to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains
Cooper River Indivisible
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Democratic Club at Cedar Crest
Democratic Club of Allendale
Displaced Homemakers of NJ
DivestNJ Coalition
Don't Gas the Meadowlands Coalition
Don't Gas the Pinelands (Non-profit Climate Crisis Literature & Alerts)
Environment NJ
Environmental Action Club Morris County Vocational High School
Environmental Justice Committee of the Uitarian Society of Ridgewood
First Congregational Church
Food & Water Action
Franciscan Response to Fracking
Franklin Woman’s Club
Gloucester County Food and Water Watch
Green Party of New Jersey
Green Period a NJ Nonprofit Corporation
Hackensack Riverkeeper
Highland Park Ecology and Environmental Group
Hudson County Sierra Club
Indivisible Cranbury
Indivisible Lambertville/New Hope

Indivisible Highland Park
Indivisible NJ 5th District
League of Women Voters of New Jersey
Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership
Middletown for Clean Energy
Monmouth Community Climate Coalition
Monmouth County Climate Coalition
Neighbors Against the Gas Plants
New Jersey and New York Coalition for Climate Justice
New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers (NJ-ARP)
New Jersey PACE / Center for Regenerative Community Solutions, a NJ Nonprofit Corporation
New Jersey Tenants Organization
New Jersey Working Families Alliance
New York and New Jersey Awareness Project for Climate Justice
NJ Citizen Action
NJ Forest Watch
NJ Industrial Union Council
NJ Sierra Club
NJ Sierra Club - Loantaka Group
NJ Sierra Club - Skylands Group
NJ Skylands Sunrise Movement Hub
NJ Student Sustainability Coalition
NJ-08 For Progress
NJ7 Forward
North Jersey Green Alliance
North Jersey Sierra Club
North New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America
North NJ Chapter of Climate Reality
Northern NJ Chapter, National Organization for Women
Northjersey Pipeline Walkers
Occupy Bergen County
OR Passaic County (OURNJ)
Our Revolution Essex County

Our Revolution Mercer / Trenton

Our Revolution Monmouth
Our Revolution Ocean County
Our Revolution Passaic County (OURNJ)
Parsippany Green Team
People Over Pipelines
Pequannock Seniors/Indivisible
Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Ramapough Lenape Nation
Raritan Headwaters
Resistance Cafe
Ridgewood Jolt
Roseland Against Compressor Station (RACS)
Rutgers AAUP-AFT
Sierra Club, Loantaka Group, NJ Chapter
Skylands Group- New Jersey Sierra Club Chapter
SOMA Action
Sourland Conservancy

South Jersey Progressive Democrats
South Jersey Progressive Women For Change
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
STAND Central New Jersey

Students for Environmental Awareness (Rutgers)
Summit Area Indivisible

Sunrise Bergen County

Sunrise Hunterdon County
Sunrise Jersey Shore
Surfrider Foundation: Jersey Shore Chapter
Sustainable South Jersey
Sustainable West Milford
The Center for Environmental Transformation
The Climate Mobilization Hoboken Chapter
The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County
The Green Party of Monmouth County
The Natural Journal
The Wei
UU Faith Action NJ
Voters of Watchunghills (VOW)
We The People NJ-07
Westfield 2020
Women for Progress
Women's March on New Jersey

See our Coalition's mission statement here.

See the December 2018 press release announcing our coalition here.

Is your organization interested in joining our coalition?