CCR to sponsor virtual foreclosure and eviction protection workshop

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In support of South Orange and Maplewood residents who are currently involved or in danger of becoming involved in foreclosure or eviction, the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race in partnership with La Casa de Don Pedro will provide a virtual workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. […]

South Orange BOT approves allocation for loan project to support black homebuyers

South Orange BOT approves allocation for loan project to support black homebuyers

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees approved a resolution to allocate $100,000 from an affordable housing settlement agreement with the Third and Valley redevelopment project to support the Wealth Gap Equalizer Loan program at its Oct. 11 meeting with a vote of 5-0; Trustee Karen Hartshorn Hilton was absent. The loans […]

CCR to host South Orange–Maplewood BOE debate on Oct. 26

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. to hear the 2021 Board of Education candidates views on integration and equity in SOMA schools. Topics may include persistent lack of diversity in teaching staff; segregation within classes at the middle and high […]

SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA PRIDE 2021 is a time for South Orange and Maplewood residents to come together as one in celebration of all LGBTQ-plus identities and allies collectively united. The monthlong schedule of events will shine a light on LGBTQ-plus issues with books, films, discussions, performances, picnics and parties, and recognize […]

Community Coalition on Race sponsors 2021 Conversations on Race

Community Coalition on Race sponsors 2021 Conversations on Race

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Thursday, April 29, the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race and Seton Hall University will co-host Conversations on Race, an annual community dialogue on race-related issues. This year’s event, titled “Racial Justice in Education,” will be virtual and is free and open to all. The featured speaker is […]

SOMA community invited to ‘Roadmap to Equitable School Integration’ discussion

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race and the Presidents Council of the South Orange–Maplewood School District will present “Roadmap to Equitable School Integration: Lessons Learned from ‘Nice White Parents’” on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. As the SOMSD prepares to better integrate its elementary schools, […]

CCR to hold annual ‘Celebrating Integration’ event

CCR to hold annual ‘Celebrating Integration’ event

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will host “Celebrating Integration: Serving the Community Virtually,” honoring Meredith Sue Willis, on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., virtually.  There will be dessert, swag, trivia and fun. Admission is charged; this event is a fundraiser for the coalition. To donate, become […]

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