Giving Back

Precious Little Ladies Hosts Family Empowerment Fair to Raise Sexual Abuse Awareness


EAST ORANGE, NJ – Precious Little Ladies (PLL), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization will host its first ever Family Empowerment Fair on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The event, which will be located at 344 Prospect Ave East Orange, NJ, looks to give participants the information and resources needed to protect themselves and loved ones from sexual abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault. The Family Empowerment Fair will host several workshops including a free self-defense class, a social media etiquette workshop, and a sexual abuse awareness seminar. The event is open to both adults and children to help raise awareness and increase the early knowledge of these issues.

PLL was established in 2015 by Aziza Kibibi in response to her own need for support services after personally overcoming trauma and abuse during her childhood and young adulthood. The organization seeks to provide survivors of child molestation, domestic violence, and sexual assault with the knowledge and support they may need after experiencing such traumas. Through further events, workshops, and promotions, Kibibi and her team aspire to aid the prevention of future incidents of abuse from occurring.

PLL supplies women and children assistance through their Survivor Support Group (SSG) which gives victims a safe place to share their experiences and gain support from other members. The groups meet on a monthly basis. As well as the SSG, the organization provides programs like “Girl, We’ve Got You Covered”® (GWGYC) which helps donate health and beauty products to women and children escaping abuse to assist them on their roads to recovery. These items include, but are not limited to, toiletries, makeup, and feminine products that many recovery shelters often times do not distribute.

When asked about the event, Aziza states "We've designed this fair in a way that makes it easy for the community to identify resources in and around the community. Asking for help with issues such as child abuse and sexual assault is hard enough. PLL wants to make finding who to ask as easy as possible."​ ​To register for the event and learn more about how individuals can help promote the prevention of sexual abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and child molestation, visit ​​.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Orange/Orange

Corporate, Civic Leaders and Celebrities Set to “Swing” into Action at 58th Annual Men of Essex Charity Golf Classic

June 23, 2018

ESSEX COUNTY - Scores of northern New Jersey’s corporate and civic leaders along with a host of celebrities plan to join the Men of Essex, in their efforts to raise $50,000 at its 58th Annual Golf Classic. The prestigious charity event will be held at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, Livingston, New Jersey, on Monday, August 13, 2018. Registration and lunch begins ...

East Orange Plans Fireworks Spectacular During Annual July 4th Independence Day

June 24, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - One of the sure signs that summer is in full swing is the announcement of the Annual July 4th Independence Day fireworks East Orange. 

It’s that time again: Mayor Ted R. Green and the East Orange City Council invite  East Orange residents, stakeholders and friends to join in the festivities again this year. 

The Annual Independence Day celebration is ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Announces Winners of Fishing Derby at South Mountain Recreation Complex

June 19, 2018

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante congratulate Pedro Ildefonso from Orange for catching the first fish in the boys’ 6-10 age category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex on Thursday, June 14th. He caught four fish.

Snapchat Is the Place to be if You’re Gen Z

In the last article, we looked at Gen Z and how much time they spend doing various activities on Twitter. 

Now we're going to look at what they spend time doing on Snapchat. Studies have shown that Gen Z goes on Snapchat an average of 11 times per day. The following are their main activities: 

* Follow friends and family (74%)

* Direct messaging (46%)

* To check what is ...

Gen Z on Twitter - Influencers and Trends

In the last article, we discussed the main differences between Gen Z and Millennials in terms of their favorite social networks. We also looked in detail at what they do on Facebook and the fact that less than half of Gen Z used it, as compared to nearly three-quarters of Millennials.

This time, we will look in more detail at what the 13% of Gen Z who use Twitter do on that network.

As we ...

Gen Z: Social Media is What It’s All About

In the last article, we looked at Gen Z’s very heavy music consumption on their smartphones, and their willingness to pay for online music services.

In this article, we want to focus on another main activity Gen Z does on their smartphones: engage with others on social media.

Here the patterns are very different from Millennials. In response to the question, "Which of the ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019

and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

EAST ORANGE, NJ  – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% ...