September 2016

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The opinions and information expressed through News Views posts are solely those of the individual authors and not representative of NCCJ’s overall stance on related issues unless specified. Any information presented as fact could entail inaccuracies or be incomplete. We encourage open discussion through our blog, and welcome respectful responses from everyone.

THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL JUSTICE VOL. 4: #BLM Reactions at University, Big Bank Corruption, and Ways White Teachers Can Create Anti-Racist Classrooms

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:04pm -- [email protected]

Each week, The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you? How can you help make a difference?

NCCJ’s GLSEN WMA Fall Conf. Bus Schedule

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 9:26am -- [email protected]

This year’s GLSEN WMA Conference is quickly approaching! NCCJ gets excited for this FREE event every year, and are busing the queer and straight youth we work with to this safe and educational space.
 

THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL JUSTICE VOL. 3: NCCA Events Moved from NC, Equity in Entertainment, Teen Hunger, and More

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:18pm -- [email protected]

Each week, The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you? How can you help make a difference?

Racial Wealth Divide: The Dollar Cost of White Privilege

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 11:42am -- [email protected]

Wealth Inequality: An uneven distribution of assets within a working society.  

Fact: The United States has the largest disparities of wealth between high and low earners and/or assets holders of any major developed nation.

What does wealth include?

This Week in Social Justice Vol. 2

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 9:39am -- [email protected]

Each week, The National Conference for Community and Justice curates the best in social justice news and current events and brings it to you. Some of the articles and videos are heartbreaking, others are infuriating, some are inspiring. Others are simply enriching for the mind. Leave your thoughts and questions on these relevant issues and stories in our comments section below. What do the times we face mean to you?

NCCJ ANYTOWN: Enlightening a Generation in Equity and Justice

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 9:04am -- [email protected]

Individuality is important, and a strong sense of empathy is paramount in discovering what is special about others, in addition to oneself. A person’s individuality and potential can’t be detected when biases are in play, and even harder to find when you find yourself casting judgments based on preconceived notions.