UNION, NJ – Rev. Dr. LL DuBreuil is to be honored as “Woman of the Year” as part of Union’s Women’s History Month Kickoff event on March 8.

“Rev. DuBreuil is a shining example of leadership, compassion, unity and womanhood,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “She is a champion of people’s rights and has left an undeniable impact on our community in her capacity at Faith United Church of Christ.”

The event is centered on protecting women’s rights -- making Dr. DuBreuil’s honor at this event that much more appropriate, Cavadas noted.

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Rev. Dr. LL DuBreuil is the Pastor of Faith United Church of Christ in Union.  She is graduate of Rutgers University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Dr. DuBreuil has also had careers in theater, business, and education.

The central theme of her life has been one of service and dedication to social justice issues. She is a frequent speaker at interfaith events and public forums as a community activist and advocate.  A native of Bristol, PA, Dr. DuBreuil has lived and worked in Union for over 12 years.

DuBreuil said she is delighted to be a part of the Women's History Month celebration and is dedicated to continuing to teach and preach the importance of community and justice.

The March 8 program will feature a keynote speech by Diane DuBrule, Interim Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, and a panel discussion featuring Elizabeth Meyer, Organizer of the Women’s March on NJ; Lizette Delgado-Polanco, Deputy Political Director of the North Carpenter’s Council; and Christine Sadovy, Advocacy Director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund of NJ.

The program will take place on March 8, 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall, 1976 Morris Avenue.

For more information visit uniontownship.com or contact Natalie Pineiro, Public Information Officer at 908-851-5096 or via email at publicinfo@uniontownship.com.