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Concerning the Traffic Stop Video in South Orange

The Coalition on Race calls for empathy, constructive dialog, and improved community relationships.

Conversations on Race 2018 Brings Out a Diverse Crowd

Conversations Team

Thanks to over 100 people who came out to discuss integration with so much energy last night! People worked on developing both personal action steps and recommendations for the community to improve racial inclusion in SOMA. Thanks to Elizabeth Williams-Riley of the American Conference on Diversity for her powerful leadership.

The Rise of White Supremacy and the Future of Race Relations

Mark your calendars for this amazing panel to be held at Words Bookstore, 1 pm, Saturday, June 9th. This is part of the 2nd Annual Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival. The 2016 election of Donald Trump emboldened white nationalist groups across the country, giving voice to what had previously been considered a fringe element. In this timely and important panel, […]

Coffee House Discussions: Talking about Race on Social Media

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We heard from over forty people who shared their experiences of racism on social media and their ideas for constructive dialog about race in our online social spaces.

Neighborhood Summit

Neighborhood Summit

NEW DATE: July 10th. Are you in a Neighborhood Association or Block Group? Do you plan your neighborhood block party or annual group yard sale? Do you wish you did? This is the summit for you!