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New Jersey Complete Count Commission

January 09, 2019

The Honorable Tahesha Way
Secretary of State of New Jersey
State of New Jersey, Department of State
20 West State Street, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 300
Trenton, NJ 08625

Re: New Jersey Complete Count Commission

Dear Chairwoman Way and Members of the New Jersey Complete Count Commission:

I am Patricia Williamson, the New Jersey Counts Project Director at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (the “Institute”). The Institute is a legal advocacy organization that works to ensure that urban residents live in a society that respects their humanity, provides equality of economic opportunity, empowers them to use their voice in the political process, and protects equal justice.

NJISJ Redistricting Testimony

December 17, 2018

Testimony of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice before the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee on SCR43/SCR152

NJISJ Testimony For NJ Senate Labor Committee

December 03, 2018

Testimony of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice in Support of S.3061, S.3063, and S.3065 New Jersey State Senate Labor Committee

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Thu, Feb 28, 2019
06:30 PM

655 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102, United States Prudential Tower
Newark, NJ

The Institute at 20

Please join us for a conversation moderated by Elise Boddie with Institute leaders Ken Zimmerman, Cornell Brooks, and Ryan Haygood on the defining social justice struggles for New Jersey.

Given the significant challenges we face, we have only two options: to embrace chaos or embrace community. We choose community. Join us as we work to bend our neighborhoods toward the beloved community.

 

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