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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.

Our Annual Appeal

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There’s still time to support integration and inclusion in South Orange and Maplewood. Make a donation to today to the Coalition on Race. Read why…

Join the Coalition Board of Trustees!

Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community? Willing to work with a diverse group of your neighbors? The Nominating Committee is seeking potential new members to serve on our Board of Trustees. Qualifications include your enthusiasm for our mission of integration and a willingness to volunteer your time.

New! Neighborhood Stabilization Home Improvement Loan Program

We’re launching a new pro-integrative loan program to support strong, integrated neighborhoods.

2013 Children’s Production a Big Success!

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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…