Not In Our Town Princeton

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Prisons Are Leasing Convicts as Field Laborers

Prison inmates are picking fruits and vegetables at a rate not seen since Jim Crow. Convict leasing for agriculture—a system that allows states to sell prison labor to private farms—became infamous in the late 1800s for the brutal conditions it…

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Affordable Housing Documents from Rev. Eric Dobson

The sixty-plus attendees at Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation about housing heard Rev. Eric Dobson from Fair Share Housing provide background for the issues surrounding affordable housing.  Below are his handouts–a relationship matrix to determine the diversity in…

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What Do You See? Using the Arts to Enrich Understanding of the African American Experience, June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey This workshop will demonstrate how the arts can be used to engage our communities and audiences in exploring African American history and experience. Following a presentation…

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Child Removal in Native Communities

The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS), the First Nations Repatriation Institute, and the University of Minnesota announced the launch of a new study, Child Removal in Native Communities: An Anonymous Survey and put out a call for…

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Hands Up! Storytime, April 18, 2019

Hands Up! for Storytime on Thursday, April 18 at 11:00 a.m at Morven Museum, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ. $10 for two adults with up to 3 children; free with Morven’s Family Membership. Ages 3 to 6 Breanna J. McDaniel’s…

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