Peruvian Civic Association Of New Jersey

Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey is a nonprofit organi­zation incorporated in the State of New Jersey since 2005.

Mission Statement

As an organization grounded in the Latino community of Hudson County, it is the mission of PCANJ to build the vastly growing Community through unifying all racial and economic sectors; to organize, empower, and defend the basic human rights of our most vulnerable and marginalized populations; and to bring critical consciousness, justice, dignity, and equity.

To promote the recapture of the culture, language and respect for the Peruvian / Latino community as a priority in all of our work, without falling into ethnocentrism; to strengthen and help the struggle to recapture the cultures of our sister communities.

PCANJ will reach our mission by providing appropriate resources which promote self-sufficiency and leadership within Hudson County and all over the State of New Jersey.



To share, disburse, and distribute our services, resources, knowledge and skills to our participants, community, visitors and broader human family with all due dignity for their individuality needs and condition. To do so creatively with warmth, cultural sensitivity, fairness, enthusiasm, compassion, honesty and optimism in all areas.

Corporate benefits

Our events present an efficient platform to market your brand to growing Hispanic consumer base and reaffirm your ongoing commit­ment to the Latin American Community in New Jersey.

Meet Our Directors 2023-2024