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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.

Voices United Against Hate  

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:48am -- [email protected]

A Statement from the Interfaith Council 

Project Transform: Perform On The Hartford Stage

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 2:32pm -- [email protected]

         

​WANT TO PERFORM ON THE HARTFORD STAGE?

TWISJ VOL. 9: ‘Day Without Women’ Protests And More

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 2:15pm -- [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?

Usher In The Age Of Kindness

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 11:32am -- [email protected]

​We are in an age where empathy has never been more important, and as agents of peace we must be loud from the outlier end of an agenda of kindness and compassion.

TWISJ VOL. 8: Trump Rollback Of Bathroom Protections For Transgender Students

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 9:46am -- [email protected]

Donald Tump has taken presidential action that allows transgender students to be barred from bathrooms that matched their gender identities, which amounts to discrimination, something the Obama administration cited when the former president declared that not protecting transgender students bathroom rights violates the Title IX federal anti-discrimination law.

Never Retreat From Progress

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:15am -- [email protected]

On Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order that contradicts everything our nation holds dear. The “Muslim Ban” severely restricts immigration from seven majority Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees from entering the United States indefinitely.

NCCJ Addresses Cultural Appropriation In EdWeek

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 1:20pm -- [email protected]

With a multitude of media influences and unknown personal biases in play, many students and adults are unaware of issues surrounding culturalappropriation—including what it even is—and how their choices can impact social environments and the community around them.

#WomenInTech: Impostor Syndrome

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 12:50pm -- [email protected]

How I Fool My Bosses, and You Too

BY KATE SCHEER - FREELANCE SOFTWARE ENGINEER @ LIFE RELENTLESS
(Republished with full permission from Toptal)

Op-Ed: We Must Speak Up

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 12:23pm -- [email protected]

Passiveness creates an environment that’s perfect for the momentum of hate to build. Silence is our enemy. It’s a history lesson that should be all too clear to us, and yet it here we are: in a world becoming consumed by an increasingly louder message of hate. 

YOUTH HUMAN RELATIONS AWARD NOMINATIONS 2017

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:37am -- [email protected]

CELEBRATING THE CHANGE MAKERS OF TODAY!

Dear NCCJ ANYTOWNers,