Archive | October, 2010

Two Towns Sing-ins

Title: Two Towns Sing-insLocation: The Baird Community Center, 5 Mead St, South Orange Description: South Orange/Maplewood residents who love to sing will once again be invited to participate in the annual Two Towns Sing-in sponsored by South Orange/ Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. This year’s free event includes three teaching workshops, an evening of review […]

Two Towns Sing-ins

Title: Two Towns Sing-insLocation: Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Avenue in South Orange NJDescription: South Orange/Maplewood residents who love to sing will once again be invited to participate in the annual Two Towns Sing-in sponsored by South Orange/ Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. This year’s free event includes three teaching workshops, an evening of review […]

Two Towns Sing-ins

Title: Two Towns Sing-insLocation: Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Avenue in South Orange NJDescription: South Orange/Maplewood residents who love to sing will once again be invited to participate in the annual Two Towns Sing-in sponsored by South Orange/ Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. This year’s free event includes three teaching workshops, an evening of review […]

Two Towns Sing-ins Begin!

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If you love to sing, you can still join in the annual Two Towns Sing-in sponsored by South Orange/ Maplewood Community Coalition on Race. This year’s Sing-in includes three teaching workshops, an evening of review and a closing Community Sing-In that will be open to the entire community.

Report to the Community Brings in New Volunteers

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Residents and community leaders gathered to hear what the Coalition’s committees have done over the last year and to offer ideas about what more we can do together to foster integration.

Annual Pre-School Open House

Title: Annual Pre-School Open HouseLocation: Columbia High School Cafeteria, 17 Parker Avenue, MaplewoodDescription: Ninth Annual PRE-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Looking for a pre-school or day-care center for your little one? Join us on… Wednesday, November 10, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Representatives from more than 20 pre-school and child-care agencies will be available to answer questions! Presentation […]

Visit our table at Maplewood Green Day!

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What’s the connection between environmental sustainability and diverse communities?

REV. CHARLES N. THOMPSON

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Charles Thompson was born in Middletown, NY, but grew up in Hawthorne, NJ.  He received his B.A. from Davis and Elkins College, Elkins WV, and his MDiv. from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA.  Following seminary he served as a pastor in Presbyterian churches in Parker, PA, and Orchard Park, NY, before moving to South Orange […]

Kenneth A. Pettis

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Ken Pettis has lived in Maplewood for 23 years with his wife Karen Freeman-Pettis and their two children.  He has been active in many areas of community life, ranging from gardening to sports coach to local business owner to Mayor of Maplewood. A graduate of Brown University, Ken has had a career in banking for […]

Report to the Community: A Roundtable on the Value of Integration

Title: Report to the Community: A Roundtable on the Value of IntegrationLocation: South Orange LibraryDescription: The Community Coalition makes an annual report to the community on the state of integration in the nation, the region, and right here at home. Coalition officers, trustees, and committee volunteers will share their accomplishments over the past year and […]