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Testimony of Ryan P. Haygood, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice in support of S-2100 before the New Jersey Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

January 31, 2019

Chairman Beach, Vice-Chair Cruz-Perez, and Senators Brown, Stack, and Thompson: Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony to the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee in support of S-2100, historic legislation that will restore the fundamental right to vote to nearly 100,000 people in prison, on parole, or on probation.

Testimony of Ronald Pierce, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice in support of S-2100 before the New Jersey Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

January 31, 2019

Good morning, Chairman Beach, Vice-Chair Cruz-Perez, and Senators Brown, Stack, and Thompson: Thank you for the opportunity to share my story in support of S-2100, historic legislation that will restore the fundamental right to vote to nearly 100,000 people in prison, on parole, or on probation.

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.

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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. Please RS...

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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