NCCJ President and CEO Dr. Andrea C. Kandel Retiring After 25 Years 

Dec 11, 2017

By Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist 
& Amanda Gumbs, Director of Institutional Support

(HARTFORD, CT) –  National Conference for Community and Justice President and CEO Dr. Andrea C. Kandel has announced her retirement after 25 years with the organization. Kandel will continue with NCCJ through the end of 2017, when her successor, President-and-CEO-elect Cynthia Martin, will take the reins.  


SiriusXM’s Seth Speaks: NCCJ’s Andrea C. Kandel

Nov 30, 2017
SiriusXM’s Seth Speaks w/NCCJ President & CEO Dr. Andrea C. Kandel

Broadway renown Seth Rudetsky recently sat down with NCCJ President & CEO Dr. Andrea C. Kandel on SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s Seth Speaks to discuss NCCJ’s involvement with Hartford’s Concert for America as well as social justice advocacy and education within the nation’s politically charged environment.

Listen to the full interview now!


Sexual Assault: Survivors Come Forward

Nov 03, 2017

Since the disgusting and disgraceful truth came out about Harvey Weinstein’s overwhelmingly long list of sexual assaults, many other women and men have come forward with stories of sexual abuse relating to power and status in the entertainment industry, government and more. Below are a few of the most recent national and international headlines. 


Bigotry Is NOT An American Value

Oct 13, 2017

Dear NCCJ Readers, 

Some of the most prominent leaders of anti-LGBT and anti-Muslim hate groups are gathering in Washington Friday for the annual Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit, and President Donald Tump is their keynote speaker. 

Trump is the first sitting United States president to speak at the "Values Voter Summit,” however this isn’t his first time speaking at the event. Trump spoke at the summit during the Republican primary race in 2015 and in 2016 just before the general election.


Concert for America Stand Up, Sing Out!

Oct 02, 2017

(HARTFORD, CT) – Broadway renowned Sirius XM’s talent, Seth Rudetsky, partners with The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) to bring Concert for America, Stand Up Sing Out! to The Bushnell on Oct. 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. 

Concert for America brings together stars of Broadway, film, and television, with the purpose of infusing Americans with hope and inspiration.