The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude except as a punishment for crime. You can help New Jersey prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude in any form. Read here to learn more about the bill to make this happen, then contact Senator Stephen Sweeney at (856) 251-9801 and ask him to schedule SCR96 for a vote in the NJ Senate.
Please sign Color Of Change‘s petition demanding police accountability and the end of qualified immunity! Qualified immunity prevents individuals and their families from holding police officers accountable for the countless harms they’ve committed against Black people and communities of color by creating a firewall around police misconduct. We all deserve equal protection under the law and police officers who brutalize Black people must be held accountable.
The YWCA of Northern NJ has introduced a 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge. Participants are presented with challenges such as reading an article, listening to a podcast, reflecting on personal experience and more. Sign up here to receive an email a day.
The NJ Institute for Social Justice has a frequently updated list of actions. Please check back often to see how you can help.
Help us get the Reproductive Freedom Act on the Health Committee agenda! For an example script and more information, hit the link above.
- Assembly Health Committee, Asm. Conaway: 856-461-3997
- Senate Health, Human Services, etc., Sen. Vitale: 732-855-7441
- Assembly Majority Leader, Asm. Craig Coughlin: 732-855-7441
- Sen. Sweeney: 856-251-9801
Please take the time to contact your state legislators to ask them to sponsor and support S1512 and A3052. This bill requires the Department of Education to develop and maintain a list of textbook vendors that incorporate inclusive material in their textbooks, and to make this list publicly available for schools to refer to.
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