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Register Now for the Civic Engagement Institute!

Learn how to be a great volunteer and develop skills that are useful in your career, too! The four workshops take place on Saturday mornings–February 20 & 27, March 5 & 12–and are taught by local professionals who will cover issues like time management, skills assessments, group dynamics, and the structures of volunteer and civic organizations.

View the Video from the 15th Annual MLK Observance!

Here’s the video of our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance. What an inspiring afternoon and what a wonderful reflection of our community!

15th Annual MLK Observance

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The 15th Annual MLK Observance & Volunteer Fair was a wonderful display of our towns’ commitment to integration and inclusion. Thanks to the planning committee (especially co-chairs of the event Shelley Slafkes and Mark Mucci), hosts Congregation Beth El, Voices in Harmony, CHS Special Dance, The Bufford School of Music Faculty Band, all the local […]

Luminaries in Honor of Dr. King

Hundreds of households lit luminaries in honor of Dr. King’s birthday and as a sign of commitment to his vision of the ‘beloved community.’

SOCO 46th Annual MLK Celebration

SOCO 2016 Awardees

‘Beloved Community’ awards were presented to Dallas Jackson and Steve Latz at this historic annual event.

Maplewood Passes Resolution Regarding Community Racial Issues & Police

The Resolution supports the Coalition’s efforts to build an integrated community, seeks to expand volunteer and paid employment for people of color and women, and supports the mission of the Maplewood Police Department to keep the community safe while ensuring the rights of all citizens are respected and preserved.