Economic Justice

Expanding Economic Opportunity


Economic mobility remains the great unfinished business of the civil rights movement. Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke about the existence of “two Americas” sharply divided by race. The Institute is committed to bridging these “two Americas” through research and advocacy.

To learn about the Institute-proposed Apprenticeship programs to expand economic opportunity in NJ, go here.

To learn about IDA programs proposed by the Institute to help close the racial wealth gap, go here.

Get Involved


Contact the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice at to find out how you can get involved and help us bridge these “two Americas.”