Tag Archives: South Orange

SOMa Integrated Playgroup

The SOMa Integrated Playgroup brings together children ages 6 months to 5 years and their parents in a relaxed, fun setting. It is our belief that the seeds of true acceptance, understanding, and most importantly, appreciation, of the various races and ethnicities that make up our local community are planted when we are young. Join the Facebook […]

SOMa Integrated Playgroup

The SOMa Integrated Playgroup brings together children ages 6 months to 5 years and their parents in a relaxed, fun setting. It is our belief that the seeds of true acceptance, understanding, and most importantly, appreciation, of the various races and ethnicities that make up our local community are planted when we are young. Join the Facebook […]

BOE Candidates’ Forum

BOE Candidates’ Forum

The Schools Committee of the Community Coalition on Race hosted its 13th Annual BOE Candidates’ Forum for the eleven people running for three open positions. Each year, the committee has a unique approach to the candidates: their questions are focused on racially integrated schools, closing the achievement gap, and supporting all students in achieving academic […]

SOMa Integrated Playgroup

The SOMa Integrated Playgroup brings together children ages 6 months to 5 years and their parents in a relaxed, fun setting. It is our belief that the seeds of true acceptance, understanding, and most importantly, appreciation, of the various races and ethnicities that make up our local community are planted when we are young. Join the Facebook […]

Celebrating Integration: Local Businesses Are Community Champions

Our annual fundraising dinner:–Celebrating Integration: Local Businesses Are Community Champions–is an evening of food, fun, dancing, auction and, best of all, an evening to acknowledge our honorees for their commitment to intentional integration and true inclusion. The 2018 honorees are: Yanick Ranieri, Master Chef & owner of Papillon 25 Restaurant & Bar, and Julie Pauly, […]

BOE Candidates’ Forum

BOE Forum FLyer 2018

Join the Schools Committee for its 13th annual BOE Candidates’ Forum. Read more….

Forum on Integration & Equity in our Schools

Forum on Integration & Equity in our Schools

Tuesday, October 2nd, 7:30 pm: Speakers Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and nationally-recognized expert in civil rights Professor Elise Boddie will discuss school integration. Come with your questions and ideas for intentional integration and achieving equity in SOMA and beyond.

SOMa Integrated Playgroup

The SOMa Integrated Playgroup brings together children ages 6 months to 5 years and their parents in a relaxed, fun setting. It is our belief that the seeds of true acceptance, understanding, and most importantly, appreciation, of the various races and ethnicities that make up our local community are planted when we are young. Join the Facebook […]

Schools Committee Welcomes New Teachers and Staff to SOMSD

New Teachers, MSW CBA, EA

Co-chairs Carol Barry-Austin and Meredith Sue Willis along with Executive Director Nancy Gagnier opened the new teacher orientation by introducing the group to our towns’ commitment to racial integration and inclusion through the work of the Coalition on Race.

Realtor Coffee & Conversation with Dr. Ficarra

Realtor event_room

Local Realtors met with Interim Superintendent Dr. Thomas Ficarra to learn about upcoming changes in the school district.