NCCJ ANYTOWN: Enlightening a Generation in Equity and Justice

Sep 05, 2016

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

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.


Racial Wealth Divide: The Dollar Cost of White Privilege

Aug 16, 2016

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications & Marketing Specialist

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?



Aug 09, 2016

Post by M’Liss DeWald, Director of Youth Programs

This August, for the first time ever, NCCJ is having a Gender Expansive cabin for students who identify as: Gender Non-Conforming, Genderflux, Agender, Bigender, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, Gender Neutral, Two-Spirited, Transgender and/or anything outside of the binary.

NCCJ is really excited to offer this cabin, as we know it makes our program more inclusive for all genders.


This Week In Social Justice (July 8-14)

Jul 14, 2016

Curated by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications & Marketing Specialist

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? 


Woman Live-Streams Boyfriend’s Tragic Gunshot Injury After Police Shooting

Jul 07, 2016

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications & Marketing Specialist

Another black man, in a growing line of dead by gunshot at the hands of police, has lost his life. The shooting of Philando Castile happened on Wednesday after a traffic stop for a taillight violation in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, outside of Minneapolis. The shooting occurred only a day after witnesses filmed the shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who also died as a result.