Archive | January, 2012

MLK Day, 2012: The Day In Pictures

Dr. Muhammad at Coaliition 2012 MLK

We honored Dr. King’s legacy through community service, music and dance, and by remembering his words and sharing our thoughts. See the day in pictures of this momentous two towns community event.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance & Volunteer Fair

Over 500 people gathered to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King, to serve the community with service and donation projects, and to consider ways to serve throughout the year.

Got any gold up your sleeve?

Come to our party at The Tenth Muse Gallery and earn cash for your unwanted gold jewelry….

Annual MLK Observance, Volunteer Fair & Service Opportunities

Don’t miss this wonderful affirmation of what our two towns are all about–Monday, January 16th, 3:00 pm at Prospect Church, Maplewood! Make it a day on, not a day off–Read more for a list of volunteer service projects available in your community!

SOCO Hosted 42nd MLK Celebration

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The South Orange Civic Organization awarded Art Taylor and Fred Profeta with their Beloved Community Award on Sunday.

South Orange Civic Organization Hosts 42nd Annual MLK Celebration

This Sunday, January 8th, 3 pm, at the South Orange Middle School, SOCO presents Art Taylor and Fred Profeta with “Beloved Community” Awards. Robert Marchman is the featured speaker. All are invited!

Coalition on Race Welcomes New Chair & Trustees in 2012

Anthony Greene Photo

Five new trustees join the Board this January–Maria Gilmour, Shelley Slafkes, Omari Frazier, Leila Gonzalez Sullivan, and Lois Larkey. The Board also welcomes Fred Profeta—who has been an ex officio member in his capacity as the Maplewood Township Committee’s liaison—to the board as a full trustee. Read more to learn a bit about the new trustees and their interest in the Coalition.