Valley National Bank Celebrates New Jersey Citizen Action’s Grand Opening

WAYNE, N.J. – Monday, January 29, 2018 Valley attended New Jersey Citizen’s Action (NJCA) grand opening of their new headquarters on January 11, 2018 at the Hahne’s Building located at 625 Broad Street, Suite 270 in the heart of Newark’s downtown. 

Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director of NJCA, spoke to a packed audience of funders, community partners and neighbors recalling her memory of shopping at the former Hahne & Company Department Store with her mother. The Hahne’s Building was recently revitalized and converted into apartments and ground-level stores including Whole Foods, while preserving the historic feel of the 1901 building. Also located on the 2nd floor of the Hahne Building is Express Newark: A University Community Collaboratory where artists and community residents collaborate, experiment, and innovate in partnership with Rutgers University. Providing broad access to its programs that empower people to take control of their economic futures, NJCA has several satellite locations including its nearby Economic Security Center/Tax Center on Halsey Street and offices in Highland Park, Cherry Hill and Jersey City.

Caption:   Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director of NJCA welcoming attendees.

About New Jersey Citizen Action
New Jersey Citizen Action is a statewide grassroots organization that fights for economic and social justice. They combine on the ground organizing, legislative advocacy, and electoral campaigns to win progressive policy and political victories that make a difference in people’s lives. Through education, outreach and direct services, they empower people to take control of their economic futures.

About Valley
Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $28 billion in assets, reflecting the recent acquisition of USAB. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 230 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, Florida and Alabama. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.