In Celebration of Diversity, Union County Officials Invite Ethnic Groups to Hold Flag Raisings at County Seat

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to celebrate the diversity of its residents by offering ethnic non-profits the opportunity to hold a flag raising at the County complex in Elizabeth.

Officials said in a statement, flag raising ceremonies will be coordinated by the Union County Office of Community Engagement and Diversity and flag raisings will be held in front of the Union County Court House, located at 2 Broad Street, in Elizabeth.

“New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in the country and Union County, in particular, is among the top most diverse counties in the state,” said Bette Jane Kowalski, Chair of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. “Ethnic diversity adds to the culture, education and quality of life of our residents and the Freeholder Board is proud to celebrate the contribution that ethnic groups make to our County.”

For questions, information or rules and regulations on hosting a Flag Raising at the Union County Court House, please reach out to Nathalie Hernandez, Coordinator of the Office of Community Engagement & Diversity at or 908-527-4880.