Not In Our Town Princeton


Superintendent Steve Cochrane’s Remarks about Hate Incident at John Witherspoon Middle School

The message below was shared by Superintendent Steve Cochrane at the beginning of the Princeton Public School’s Board of Education meeting on November 14, 2017.  To read November 16 statement of Princeton government and religious leaders, click here. Tonight, based…

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Dear White Parents Of My Black Child’s Friends: I Need Your Help

“As much as we can try to protect him and teach him to protect himself, there may come a time when your child will be involved. As the parents of the white friend of my black child, I need you…

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A Bystander’s Guide to Standing up Against Islamophobic Harassment (and Other Types of Harassment, Too)

“[A] short and helpful illustrated how-to guide for bystanders who want to step in and help someone experiencing Islamophobic harassment in a public place.”

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How High-School Girls Won a Campaign for ‘Upstander’

Ben Zimmer writes in the Wall Street Journal about the petition campaign Monica Mahal and Sarah Decker, then seniors at Watchung Hills Regional High School, created to have Merriam-Webster and Oxford University Press include the word “upstander” in their dictionaries. …

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