And speak up when a makes it seem like not only is there such a thing as a “s–hole country,” effectively dismissing an entire people and place. We don’t want to be a country that believes that children are filth because of the color of their skin. We push back at these kinds of harmful, […]
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/sikhs-vaisakhi-new-jersey-faith-20180413.html Melanie BurneyApril 13, 2018 — 6:14 PM EDT Once a month, on a given Saturday, volunteers from the South Jersey Sikh community meet for several hours in downtown Camden to put their faith into action by distributing home-cooked meals to the homeless. The service project will take on extra meaning this month as the […]
http://www.indiawest.com/content/tncms/live/ SUNITA SOHRABJI, India-West Staff ReporterMar 30, 2018 The state of New Jersey, which has had a long and troubling legacy of hate crimes against Indian Americans, had surprisingly few such incidents in 2016, according to a new report released March 27. The report was released by New Jersey’s new state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, […]
By Chris Donnelly More Americans are becoming uncomfortable with direct or indirect interaction with a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. While disheartening, these results from a recent poll released by GLAAD (a leading LGBT media-focused organization) should not come as a shock. Even in New Jersey — which has made incredible strides over the past […]
https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/05/03/anti-lgbt-roundup-events-and-activities-5318 American Family Association* The American Family Association (AFA)is protesting a move by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to allow girls into its ranks, though the BSA’s announcement came in October of last year. According to BSA, girls can now start participating in Cub Scouts and BSA will begin implementing a program that allows older girls to […]
‘We felt like caged animals.” Sisters Yasmine, Suzanne, and Sarah Elfarra talk about their experience of being grouped with other Muslim women and searched based on their hijabs. Danielle Parhizkaran, Photo Journalist, @DanielleParhiz Fourteen women were pulled off a security line at Newark Liberty International Airport one morning last December as they waited to board […]
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Government Advocacy Internship Program held its 6th weekly seminar last night on Building Intergroup and Interfaith Coalitions, led by internationally known expert Rabbi Bob Kaplan, Director of the Center for Community Leadership of New York’s Jewish Community Relations Council. The programs participants were shown both the statistical need and direct impact […]
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