The Integration through the Arts children’s theater production at SOPAC was fantastic–full of professional talent and great stories for children about self-worth and racial harmony! Just take a look at the pictures…
The keynote speech by Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and the acceptance remarks by honorees Rev. Terry Richardson and Charlie Bibbins reminded all of the need for ongoing integration efforts.
Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community? Willing to work with a diverse group of your neighbors? Our Nominating Committee is seeking potential new trustees to serve on our Board of Trustees.
Out of 328 high schools in the state of New Jersey, CHS is now #47, having moved up from #75 in 2010, according to Patch.
In their effort to promote diverse, inclusive & economically vibrant communities, this group has sponsored meetings for local leaders from First Suburbs across the state. On July 24th, David Rusk, Urban Policy Specialist, presented his case for supporting NJ’s First Suburbs.
Study Finds Racially Diverse Suburban Communities Growing Faster than White Suburbs but Resegregation Threatens Prosperity and Stability
According to Myron Orfield, “Stable integration is possible but it does not happen by accident. It is the product of clear race-conscious strategies, hard work, and political collaboration among local governments. Racially diverse communities represent the best model for the nation’s educational, economic and political success.” Read more about this study entitled, “America’s Racially Diverse Suburbs: Opportunities and Challenges,”released in July 2012.
Dr. Muhammad was interviewed on Bill Moyers & Company to discuss the importance of confronting the contradictions of America’s past to better understand the present.
Congratulations to our supporter and former Trustee in his new role!
Funding for more Integration Through The Arts programs have been made possible by the Puffin Foundation!
Take a look at just some of the wonderful images captured by local amateur photographers. Visions of integration are all around our towns!