Past Events

Wed, Nov 15, 2017
10:00 AM

30 Silverline Dr, North Brunswick, NJ 08850, United States National Association of Social Workers - NJ Chapter Office
North Brunswick, NJ

Scott Novakowski Presents on Voting Rights at APN General Meeting

Institute Associate Counsel Scott Novakowski will present on the need to restore voting rights to people with criminal convictions at the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey's General Meeting. 

Sat, Nov 18, 2017
03:00 PM

1 Center St, Newark , NJ 07102, United States New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark , NJ

Scarf Diaries

Scarf Diaries is an intimate, one-woman play composed of multiethnic, intergenerational vignettes and monologues that tell powerful stories about women, life, agency, resistance, and social justice...

Sun, Nov 19, 2017
07:00 PM

600 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, United States Morrow Memorial Church
Maplewood, NJ

James Williams Presents on 150 Years is Enough Campaign at Morrow Memorial Church

Institute Field Organizer James Williams will present on the 150 Years is Enough Campaign at the Morrow Memorial Church.  

Mon, Nov 20, 2017
06:00 PM

505 S 15th St, Newark, NJ 07103, United States Jehovah-Jireh Praise & Worship Church Center
Newark, NJ

A Conversation with the Independent Monitor - November 2017

You are invited to a conversation with the Independent Monitor of the Newark Police Division, Peter Harvey, to discuss the findings in the Independent Monitor’s second quarterly report, which can b...

Mon, Nov 20, 2017
07:00 PM

123 E Cliff St, Somerville , NJ 08876, United States Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills (UUCSH)
Somerville , NJ

Criminal Justice Reform: Community Dialogue

Institute Field Organizer James Williams will present on the 150 Years is Enough Campaign at Criminal Justice Reform: Community Dialogue. 

Sat, Jan 20, 2018
02:00 PM

Centennial Hall , 5 Washington Street , Newark , NY 11769, United States Newark Public Library Main Library
Newark , NY

Nonviolent Peaceful Protest in the Tradition of Dr. King

Institute Associate Counsel Andrea McChristian will host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration event, "Nonviolent Peaceful Protest in the Tradition of Dr. King: Still the Way to Counter Hate an...

Tue, Feb 06, 2018
06:00 PM

1841 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, United States Jersey City Public Library-Greenville Branch
Jersey City, NJ

Author Event with Jason Bost

Join us at this event with New Jersey resident Jason Bost, author of "White Nigger: The Struggles and Triumphs Growing Up Bi-Racial in America." Bost chronicles his journey from high school dropout...

Sat, Feb 10, 2018
02:00 PM

5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102, United States Newark Public Library
Newark, NJ

Black Lives Matter-Newark 2018 Panel

Demelza Baer, Institute Senior Counsel and Director of the Economic Mobility Initiative, will speak at the Black Lives Matter-Newark 2018 panel discussion.     

Tue, Feb 13, 2018
05:30 PM

803 Smithville Rd, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060, United States The Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County
Mt. Holly, NJ

The Bordentown School: Building the Prison-to-School Pipeline

Join us for a night of reflection on the legacy and future of the Bordentown School, New Jersey’s “Tuskegee of the North.” Institute Associate Counsel Andrea McChristian will preview her forthcomi...

Tue, Feb 20, 2018
12:00 PM

131-137 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608, United States State House Annex, Gold Finch Plaza
Trenton, NJ

Youth Justice New Jersey Art Exhibition & Video Launch

Join us at the State House Annex in Goldfinch Square in Trenton from 12:00-1:30 PM for an exhibition of artwork created by justice-involved youth. This event is hosted by Senator Ron Rice and was p...

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 past events. For information on upcoming events, please click here.