Not In Our Town Princeton

New Jersey Black Issues Convention Annual Legislative Conference, May 23, 2019

images This free event, sponsored by New Jersey Black Issues Convention, Thursday, May 23, 9 am to 2:30 pm, brings to the forefront issues that are affecting African-Americans in the State of New Jersey and come together to bring progress to New Jersey’s Black community.

Location: Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618.

To register, click here.

The Consequences of Forgetting By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Denial that slavery was absolutely foundational to the birth and early development of the United States explains the lack  of a “national monument, memorial, or official recognition of the institution” and resistance to reparations, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University Assistant Professor of African American Studies, explains in her essay in Jacobin.  Read the complete piece by clicking here.

The Invention of Race, May 15, 2019


For additional information and RSVP link, click here.

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 your life and community outreach ideas.Outreach Ideas

ACE (Mentoring) Program Information, May 7, 2019


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