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Rev. Lukata Mjumbe presentation and sources from Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversations, 2/1/2021

Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, pastor of the historic Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, spoke at Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation on Monday, Feb. 1, “Confronting the Lies that We Tell Ourselves and Each Other.” As always, Rev. Mjumbe’s talk was…

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We created a tool to make our town more fair and equitable

The Newark Star Ledger published the op ed describing the Racial Equity Impact Assessment toolkit, created by a Civil Rights Commission working group, to help the Princeton municipality address institutional and structural racism. Click here to read the op ed…

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AMA: Racism is a threat to public health

On November 16, 2020, the American Medical Association made the following announcement: “Building on its June pledge to confront systemic racism and police brutality, the AMA has taken action to explicitly recognize racism as a public health threat and detailed…

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Community Discussion Regarding Name of John Witherspoon Middle School

More than 100 people attended the July 23rd morning meeting of the Princeton Board of Education Policy Committee about a possible name change for John Witherspoon Middle School, with students, teachers, and community members voicing their opinions and concerns.  Shirley…

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Virtual Community Dialog about Policing, July 26, 2020

  Join the Princeton Civil Rights Commission on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 6 pm for an evening of listening and learning with Mayor Liz Lempert and  Police Chief Nick Sutter. Sutter and Lempert will be in dialogue with each…

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