CAU in the News

Women of Faith Share Experience, Unity at UCICC Conference

November 1, 2019

Erin Jerome

A night of solidarity and faith gathered women and men for a conference Oct. 29 at CAU headquarters in Elizabeth. Under a “United and Empowered” theme, six women with diverse experiences in faith and work sought to share universal lessons about spirituality and serving others. “We...

Workers with Disabilities Praised During National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 31, 2019

Chris Reardon

Each day Sharon Bravo and Chavia Crute travel from their homes in Elizabeth to Irvington High School to work in the cafeteria, helping to prepare and serve meals and clean the kitchen afterward. According to Krystal Tanneer, food service director for Whitsons School Nutrition, which operates...

Eric LeGrand Inspires Youth Services Professionals at CAU

October 28, 2019

Chris Reardon

Eric LeGrand lied paralyzed on the football field at MetLife Stadium nine years ago, struggling to breathe and thinking he was going to die. Today the former Rutgers University football player considers himself truly blessed and encourages others to always find reason to be positive in the face...

Walk-a-Thon Brings Community Together at Oak Ridge Park

September 20, 2019

Community Access Unlimited

More than 600 Community Access Unlimited members, employees and friends turned out at Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Saturday to celebrate at the annual Ira Geller Walk-a-Thon. Whether walking, rolling, dancing, or just hanging out with friends, attendees came together for a great time during CAU’s...

Union County Non-Profits Share Knowledge and Resources at Annual Networking Conference

November 8, 2018

Community Access Unlimited

More than 100 members of Union County social services nonprofits and government agencies gathered recently to learn how they can be "Doing Good Better" at the 2019 Union County Nonprofit Consortium Networking Conference, held at Suburban Golf Club in Union. The day-long conference featured panel...