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Reasons to Give Today to Our Annual Appeal 2018

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You can be intentional about racial integration in your community by donating today to the organization that works on integration everyday. Read about more reasons to give here…

Response to the Force Report Database from the Star Ledger

The statewide database on police use of force developed and published by the Star Ledger lays out racial disparities in police treatment throughout New Jersey.

Parents Attend Annual Preschool Open House

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Read about the event, our sponsors, and get a listing of local preschool programs…

#GivingTuesday is November 27th!


The Community Coalition on Race wouldn’t exist without the generosity of you—our individual donors! Because of you, we can do the work to make racial integration and inclusion the lived reality of our towns.

SouthNEXT Hosts Discussion on Community ‘Mindfulness’

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Coalition Trustee David Harris moderated this essential panel discussion that closed the SouthNEXT festival.

Coalition Board of Trustees Announce Initiatives for 2019

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After a year of reviewing the Coalition’s activities and advocacy, the trustees agreed on a plan for mission-driven growth that is tied specific initiatives for 2019. Read more here…

Here and Now Features Coalition on Race

The Community Coalition on Race Featured on ABC Here & Now! Click here for the video that highlights SOMA and the work of the Coalition…

Coffee House Discussion with Latinx Community

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Residents and visitors shared their perspectives on being Latinx in SOMA. Read more here…

Coalition Praised in Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum’s Book

Dr. Tatum released the new edition of ‘Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria’ and it includes praise for our work and a call to be persistent. Also, CHS grad Professor Joanna Lee introduced Dr. Tatum at a UVA lecture and mentioned the great work of the Community Coalition on Race. See more here…

Join the Coalition Board of Trustees

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Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community? Interested in working with a diverse group of your neighbors? Interested members of the SOMA community can apply to join our board.