News Views

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.

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

(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. 


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



NCCJ Year-End Season of Giving Facebook Donation Match

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:29pm -- [email protected]

Care about your community? Creating a positive impact can be a major undertaking. Show your community that you care when you give to the National Conference for Community and Justice. NCCJ makes positive change throughout New England and the country by celebrating the diversity of races, religions, cultures, genders, abilities & sexual orientations. Today, this work is more important than ever

TWISJ VOL. 7: Standing Rock Photos, Spotting Misinformation, Malta Bans ‘Gay Cure’ And More

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 2:34pm -- [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 Social Justice Educator: Train-the-Trainer

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:17pm -- [email protected]

Are you an educator? Have experience in social justice? You could be a good match for NCCJ! We’re looking for a diverse group of talented educators to help us tackle the tough issues facing our society today. Work with motivated individuals focused on fixing tomorrow’s problems now. Click below to learn more about applying. 

We Will Not Stop Now

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:29pm -- [email protected]

“For 90 years NCCJ has fought against hate, bias and bigotry in all its forms…and we will not stop now. The challenges we face now require us to dig deeper and work harder to continue bending the moral arc of the universe toward justice and equality for all. I hope all people of good will, will join NCCJ in this work.”

-NCCJ President & CEO Andrea C. Kandel, Ed.D.