The Institute for Social Justice seeks to empower urban residents of color to realize and achieve their full potential. Hosting, participating and supporting community events brings us closer to achieving this mission. Below is a listing of upcoming events. For information on past events, please click here.

  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Jersey City Public Library - Greenville Branch Library

    Racial Disparity in New Jersey's Juvenile Justice System

    The Jersey City Public Library - Greenville Branch is hosting a forum on racial disparities in New Jersey's Juvenile Justice system featuring Institute Associate Counsel Andrea McChristian and Institute Juvenile Justice Campaign Manager Retha Onitiri, PMP.



  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Hahne’s Building in Newark, NJ

    Juvenile Justice Art & Advocacy Workshop for Practitioners

    The Institute is proud to sponsor this innovative event on art and advocacy! On March 15, we will host a workshop to train those who work with juvenile justice involved youth on how to teach youth to use art as an advocacy tool and as a way to express their thoughts about the juvenile justice system.

    Space is limited so if you wish to attend, please RSVP to ROnitiri@NJISJ.ORG.



  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 08:00 PM
    Princeton University in Princeton , NJ

    Ryan P. Haygood Presents on "Justice"

    Ryan P. Haygood, President and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, will present a lecture on "Justice,"  as part of the Claire R. Jacobus Lecture Series of the Princeton Adult School.

    The lecture will be held on the Princeton University campus in Maeder Hall, located at the corner of Prospect Street and Olden Street, one block off of Nassau Street. 

    Space is limited so please RSVP to Institute Communications Director Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg at ewgreenberg [at] njisj [dot] org if you wish to attend.