Archive | October, 2016

Report to the Community


The Monitoring & Evaluation Committee has taken a year-long look at local demographic trends in SOMA. Join us to hear the findings and share your questions and ideas.

Celebrating Integration: Many Voices-One Community


We celebrated 20 years of working on integration and inclusion in SOMa in style at The Woodland with dinner & dancing. We honored the chairs of the board and the executive directors whose leadership and hard work makes this work possible. Thanks to all the residents, town leaders, businesses, volunteers, and Coalition trustees who supported this annual fundraiser!

Candidates For Board of Ed Present Positions


The Schools hosted their 9th annual Forum for BOE candidates. Read more here about their positions on issues like the achievement gap, communications, and cultural competency. Plus, get links to more information. Vote Tuesday, Nov. 8th!

Tonight! Schools Committee Sponsors BOE Candidates’ Forum

Tonight! Schools Committee Sponsors BOE Candidates’ Forum

The Schools Committee is presenting its 9th annual forum for candidates for the Board of Education on Tuesday evening, October 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the South Orange Middle School Library, 70 North Ridgewood Road, South Orange, Second Floor.

Meet Author of ‘The Playdate’ Tamara Rose at [words] Bookstore!

Meet the Author flyer 2016

Tonight at [words] bookstore in Maplewood, 7:30 pm Please join us to meet author Tamara R. Mose, author of The Playdate. Hear how the playdate has become much more than just “child’s play.” How do race, class, and the modern American playdate intersect?

Letter on the 20th Anniversary

Dear Friends, The Community Coalition on Race is celebrating 20 years of work on intentional integration and true inclusion in the towns South Orange and Maplewood! In honor of this anniversary, we give special thanks to all those who have served as chairs and executive directors over the life of the organization. They have played […]

Celebrating Integration: Many Voices-One Community

2016 inside invitation

We’re celebrating 20 years! Join us for dinner, dancing, and an auction to raise funds while we honor all the chairs and directors over the life of the Coalition on Race.