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Solidarity Potluck & 2.2 Square Miles of Soul

Solidarity Potluck: Together Again (Outdoors!) & Outdoor Screening of 2.2 Square Miles of Soul About this event Solidarity Potluck: Together Again (Outdoors!) Comida Compartida Solidaria: Juntos de Nuevo (¡al aire libre!) Outdoor Screening of 2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orange Proyección al aire libre de 2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orangea …

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Fall Class: Rebuilding Just Communities = Healing Ourselves

Join UofO’s Collective Recovery Fellow, Dr. Marisela Gomez, for a free 12-week course: “Rebuilding Just Communities = Healing Ourselves”. You can register for the class here, details are below. Title: Rebuilding just communities = healing ourselves Description: This course will instruct participants on mindfulness practices and their effect on ourselves and our work in organizing and working …

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Essay: What We “Cannot Not Know in America”: 400 Years of Inequality and Seven Sins

A new essay “What We “Cannot Not Know in America”: 400 Years of Inequality and Seven Sins” written by Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Robert Sember, and Dr. Robert Fullilove is now available for free online. Read it here or below. The 400 Years of Inequality Project was created to call organizations to observe the 400th anniversary of the …

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UofO Graduation 2021

Thursday, June 17th at 5pm ET on Zoom At UofO we hold our graduation ceremony on or around Juneteenth as one of the ways we express the connection between freedom and our ability to educate each other, and celebrate our accomplishments. This year our graduation will be on Thursday, June 17th at 5pm on Zoom. …

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Urban Alchemy Reading Group

Join UofO’s summer reading group of the seminal text “Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities” by Dr. Mindy Fullilove REGISTER FOR FREE HERE You can purchase the book here. Use the code ALCHEMY25 at checkout for a 25% discount. In addition to four weekly reading group sessions on zoom (Monday’s between July 12th and …

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NJ.com article on Music City Fest

We’re grateful to Tennyson Donyéa for a sensitive article published last week on our 5th annual Music City Festival. Featuring quotes from festival organizers Cesar Presa and Douglas Farrand, the article paints a picture of the festival and the ethos behind Music City’s organizing work. Stay tuned for media from the festival! You can read …

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Music City Festival 2021: “Dancing In The Streets”

A Covid-safe community event celebrating music, food, dancing, and public space in Orange NJ.  University of Orange’s 5th annual Music City Festival is happening from May 14-16th across three days and ten outdoor venues around the City of Orange. The festival offers an opportunity for celebration, connection, and recovery for the whole of the city …

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Reflecting on 400 Years: Stories and Tools for a Just Future

A celebration of the 400 Years of Inequality coalition, including readings, reflections, and a showcase unveiling two new digital platforms. Register for free online here. About this Event In 1619, the first ships delivering Africans to be sold into bondage arrived in Jamestown, an inciting event in America’s ongoing battle with inequality. 2019 would mark this …

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