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Annual Appeal – Please Support Our Mission

Annual Appeal – Please Support Our Mission

Each year at this time, we ask for supporters who are committed to the mission of intentional integration to make a financial donation to the Coalition on Race. Our work is more important now than ever given the need for an even greater focus on race-related issues at the community level!

Civic Engagement Institute Graduates

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Five women from South Orange and Maplewood completed the 2nd workshop series of 2014 on training to be an effective volunteer. Congratulations to the graduates!

We Mourn the Passing of Dr. Clement Price

We Mourn the Passing of Dr. Clement Price

We are so saddened by the loss of Dr. Clement A. Price, professor of history and the foremost authority on the history of the African American experience in New Jersey. He was a long-time friend and supporter of the Coalition on Race, was generous with his time and knowledge in support of our mission, and was one of the kindest people to work with.

Celebrating Integration Awards Dinner Pictures!

Guests enjoyed great food and fellowship at this year’s annual dinner!

Considering Integration and the Legacy of Eric Holder

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October is Coalition Month and there are so many opportunities this fall for residents to be engaged in the Coalition’s mission of integration.  We will be celebrating at our annual dinner, reading and discussing at the Two Towns, One Book event, watching and learning at the screening of ‘The Loving Story,’ deliberating over the candidates […]

Fair Housing 50 Years Ago in SOMA, Intentional Integration, & Ferguson

This fall it will be 50 years since over 2000 residents in Maplewood and South Orange signed on to a statement of belief that called for the community to be open and welcoming to people of all races and religions. In 1964 the Fair Housing Council published in the News-Record that statement along with a […]

In Memory of Charlie Bibbins

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A warm and dedicated volunteer who supported many causes in Maplewood, Charlie will be deeply missed by all the volunteers, staff, and trustees of the Coalition.

Join Our Board!

You can be part of a board that is passionate about building an inclusive community. Find out how!

Shining the Light of Peace

Shining the Light of Peace

Peace luminarias were lit in honor of Dr. King’s legacy on the Monday evening of the holiday.

Welcome New Trustees, Thanks Outgoing Trustees

This year we welcome returning members Celia King and Ken Pettis and new member Ed Schwarz to our board and we thank retiring members David Giles, Tammy Haynie, Alan Noel, and Robin Patton. Fred Profeta is the chair for 2014.