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Join NJ Delegation to the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in DC on June 23, 2018

Join the New Jersey Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in DC on June 23 for the Rally to Fight Poverty Not the Poor! Sign up here to let us know you are joining our NJ delegation…

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Virginia Eubanks & Kathryn Edin in Conversation — “Automating Inequality,” March 29, 2018

On Thursday, March 29 at 6 pm at Labyrinth Books, Nassau Street, Princeton, the Housing Initiative of Princeton (HIP) is hosting a conversation between Virginia Eubanks, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY and author of…

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“The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Injustice, and Poverty in New Jersey.” Report Release, September 19, 2017

The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Inequality, and Poverty in New Jersey Tuesday, September 19th 4:00-6:00 pm  Trinity Cathedral, 801 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ (there is parking behind the cathedral and on the street) The Uncomfortable Truth is an important new research…

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Millions of black students attend public schools that are highly segregated by race and by income

Reed Jordan of the Urban Institute reports on the high degree of exposure of African Americans to poverty, the result of centuries of discriminatory housing practices.  One result is a concentration of black students in high poverty schools.  He says, “The  effects…

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Knowledge of the Hidden Rules of Social Class

On October 8, Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington led a session on class at the Carl Fields Center at Princeton.  He handed out an exercise, similar to Peggy MacIntosh’s white privilege list, which was  developed by Patrick J. Ashton and adapted by Ruby…

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