Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Awards


‘The Shoulders We Stand On’

Friday, August 12 was Day 5 of the “Joint-Effort – Princeton Safe Streets week 2016. The Witherspoon-Jackson Community hosted “The Shoulders We Stand On,” a hope and history recognition program, at First Baptist Church Princeton. The events were planned to…

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Unity Awards 2016

Not in Our Town Princeton honored eight  high school students at the annual Unity Award ceremony and reception on June 5 at Princeton University’s Carl A. Fields Center. All the students received certificates and cash awards for their being role…

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Prizes for Positive Race Relations

Coming to town — a conference based on a national prize that Princeton University awards, aiming to “promote harmony, understanding, and respect among people of different races by identifying and recognizing high school age students whose efforts have had a…

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Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Award-winning teacher Emily E. Smith describes the lesson one of her students taught her that changed how she teaches.  “[M]y children knew about white privilege before I did. The closest I could ever come was empathy. My curriculum from then…

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Documenting Ferguson

Washington University Library’s Documenting Ferguson was a winner of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s 2015  Innovation Award.  The website states its purpose: “Documenting Ferguson is a digital repository that seeks to preserve and make accessible community- and media-generated, original content…

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