Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Awards


Local historian and NIOT board member, Shirley Satterfield, receives NonProfit Connect’s Liz Erickson Impact Award

Shirley Satterfield is being recognized with the Liz Erickson Impact Award. The award is named for the late Elizabeth Erickson, a champion for Princeton-area community service. In a year when social justice has become at the center of our national…

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Sons & Daughters of the Middle Passage Call for Presentations and Book Awards, Deadline March 15, 2021

Call for Presentations for the virtual 4th Annual Conference of Sons & Daughters of the Middle Passage, co-sponsored with the New Jersey Chapter of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. The deadline is March 15, 2021.   This year, we accept…

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Ruha Benjamin and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor named Freedom Scholars

Ruha Benjamin, associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African American studies, have been named among the first cohort of Freedom Scholars, an initiative supporting progressive academics who are at the forefront…

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Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Do you know any high school students fighting for RACIAL EQUITY and promoting BETTER RACIAL UNDERSTANDING within their schools or communities? Click these links to Learn More or Nominate a Student Princeton Prize in Race Relations winners are awarded $1,000…

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Fern and Larry Spruill Received 2019 Leslie “Bud” Vivian Award for Community Service

Not in Our Town Princeton board members Fern and Larry Spruill were selected by the Princeton Area Community Fund as the 2019 Leslie “Bud” Vivian Community Service Award winners.  The Spruills are long-time community activists and contributors as members of…

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