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Jersey City Community Unites for National Moment of Unity on Eve of Presidential Inauguration

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Mayor Steven M. Fulop will join the City Council and members of the Jersey City community to participate in a National Moment of Unity and Remembrance event on January 19. 

This event is to send a resounding message of unity and hope as the nation comes together to remember the many lives lost to COVID-19 while reflecting on the unprecedented challenges people are still facing today due to the pandemic.

On the eve of the presidential inauguration, the local group COVID-19 Loss Support for Family & Friends, founded by Sabila Khan, is inviting everyone to step outside their homes and businesses to make noise by banging pots and pans or to shine a light as a symbol of brighter times to come

Church bells will also be ringing as a message of unity and strength as the Jersey City community works to support one another during these difficult times. 

NYC artist Kristina Libby will feature one of her “Floral Hearts” wreath, with flowers for the event donated by 1-800-flowers. 

The event will be held at City Hall Plaza in Jersey City on Tuesday, January 19 at 5:30 p.m.

In addition to Jersey City Mayor, Steven Fulop, those in attendance will include, Ward E Councilman James Solomon, City Council Members, Sabila Khan, Surviving Family Member & Founder of local group COVID-19 Loss Support for Family & Friends, Kristina Libby, "Floral Hearts" Artist, Stefania McCall, Surviving Family Member & JCPS Employee and Kevin Moore, COVID-19 Survivor & Frontline Worker.

Everyone is invited to participate in this event.