The Teaching of Asian American History: Why is it important and how to expand access?

Virtual Event

Committee of 100 webinar will present a discussion of existing policy and potential legislation requiring the teaching of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) history and contributions in K-12 social studies curriculum. Click here to register. SPEAKERS: Stewart Kwoh (Moderator), President Emeritus, Founder, Past President, and Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) Russell […]

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The Price of Silence: The Forgotten Story of New Jersey’s Enslaved People–Making the Documentary

Virtual Event

Truehart Productions, a nonprofit corporation formed in 2019, created a documentary to assist understanding the racial disparities that exist in our country during this critical time. The film reveals the prevalence of slavery during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries and its lasting effects throughout New Jersey during the 20th century. Ridgeley Hutchinson, president of […]

A Reckoning in Boston

Virtual Event

  The National Low Income Housing Coalition presents a virtual screening of the film A Reckoning in Boston and a discussion with co-producer Kafi Dixon.  White suburban filmmaker James Rutenbeck comes to terms with a flawed film premise and his own complicity in racist structures while recording students’ engagement with the Clemente Course in the […]

Black Voices Book Group

Virtual Event

During the July and August meetings the group will discuss, "Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching" by Paula J. Giddings. All are welcome. This group meets via Google Meet which works best using the Chrome internet browser. Live captioning can be enabled on the Google Meet platform.

Screening and Virtual Discussion of Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Virtual Event

Conversation about Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America will be held on June 30, from 3 to 4:15 pm ET (2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, 12 pm PT).  National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) will host a live chat between Jeffery Robinson, executive director of The Who We Are Project, and Khalil […]

Stories of Slavery in New Jersey

Virtual Event

Author Rick Geffken reveals stories from New Jersey’s history of slavery. Many may be surprised that New Jersey, in 1866, was the last northern state to abolish slavery. Dutch and English settlers brought the first enslaved people to New Jersey in the seventeenth century. By the time of the Revolutionary War, slavery was an established […]

Free Renty

Virtual Event

Free Renty tells the story of Tamara Lanier, an African American woman determined to force Harvard University to cede possession of daguerreotypes of her great-great-great grandfather, an enslaved man named Renty. Free online film screening will be available to watch on demand.  Click here for required advance registration. Spaces are limited.

Reparations for the War on Drugs

Virtual Event

Join the Movement for Black Lives, Drug Policy Alliance, Equity and Transformation, and Law 4 Black Lives on IG Live to discuss the need for Reparations for the War on Drugs, which was first launched 51 years ago. This will be a teach-in for community members, elected officials, and organizations who want to learn more […]

Black Voices Book Group

Virtual Event

This month the group will discuss, "Fire Shut Up In My Bones" by Charles M. Blow.  All are welcome. This group meets via Google Meet which works best using the Chrome internet browser.

Achieving Safe and Healthy Homes for All

Virtual Event

Affordable and safe homes are out of reach for too many New Jerseyans. Join The Fund for New Jersey and partners for the third installment of the IMAGINE MORE series as Eric Dobson, Fair Share Housing Center, Sheryll Cashin, Georgetown University, and Gantry Fox, Salvation and Social Justice discuss how pathways to homeownership, investments, and community-building can […]

Black Voices Book Group

Virtual Event

The group discusses, "Yellow Wife" by Sadeqa Johnson. All are welcome. This group meets via Google Meet which works best using the Chrome internet browser.

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