Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”.  Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ executive director;  Adriana Abizadeh, LALDEF executive director; Jesse Burns, NJ League of Women Voters executive director; David Goodman, Represent.Us/Central NJ, and Julia Sass Rubin, Good Government Coalition New Jersey. 

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  1. STAND Central New Jersey
  2. standcnj@gmail.com
Sat, January 27
1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

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Masjid-e-Ali (a) / MFI - Statement on the killing of George Floyd

June 4, 2020

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. 

The brutal killing of George Floyd, a man of color and an ordinary citizen in Minneapolis, was horrific. This was a total violation of the norms of any civil society, let alone that of the United States, which prides itself on leading the world in protecting civil rights. 

Masjid-e-Ali (a) / MFI strongly denounces the ...

Newarkers Protected City from Outsiders Intent on Destruction at Saturday's George Floyd Protest

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — By Monday morning, after a weekend of nationwide protests against police brutality that turned to spasms of violence and chaos in many cities, Newark emerged with the distinction of having led a peaceful demonstration of thousands with minimal destruction. 

The city of 280,000, where about half of residents are black, still bears the scars of the 1967 uprisings that ...

Highland Park: George Floyd Protest Set for Tuesday

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The public is invited to join community leaders and public officials in a peaceful march to honor the memory of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 2 in Highland Park at 6:30 pm. 

“This anticipated peaceful demonstration is a show of solidarity demanding accountability taken for all officers involved in the death of George Floyd,” Assemblyman Jamel Holley ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

300 March in New Brunswick to Protest George Floyd's Death

NEW BRUNSWICK. N.J. - Some 300 people gathered at location of the 2011 shooting of a black man by a New Brunswick police officer to protest the death of George Floyd.

Floyd died on May 25 after Minneapolis, Minnesota,  police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than 8 minutes. 

Floyd's death has set off protests and riots in Minneapolis and other cities.

It ...

South Brunswick Police Aid In Arrest Of Man Who Scammed Kendall Park Resident Of $20K

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- Last week, a 70-year-old woman in Kendall Park was scammed out of $20,000 by a man pretending to be a lawyer. Thomas Osvaldo, 41, from the Bronx, New York, was arrested in North Jersey approximately one hour away from the resident’s home.

According to the South Brunswick Police, Osvaldo pretended to be a lawyer and told an elderly Kendall Park resident that her ...

Red, Yellow, Green: Here’s What the Signs You’ll See Around Newark Mean

NEWARK, NJ — As residents of New Jersey’s largest city prepare to emerge from their long quarantine, they’ll begin to notice something new in their city: a plethora of red, yellow and green signs everywhere they go. 

Officials rolled out a phased reopening and recovery plan on Thursday, explaining that a color-coding system will be part of the city’s effort to ...

TAPinto Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.

Newarkers Protected City from Outsiders Intent on Destruction at Saturday's George Floyd Protest

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — By Monday morning, after a weekend of nationwide protests against police brutality that turned to spasms of violence and chaos in many cities, Newark emerged with the distinction of having led a peaceful demonstration of thousands with minimal destruction. 

The city of 280,000, where about half of residents are black, still bears the scars of the 1967 uprisings that ...

Highland Park: George Floyd Protest Set for Tuesday

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The public is invited to join community leaders and public officials in a peaceful march to honor the memory of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 2 in Highland Park at 6:30 pm. 

“This anticipated peaceful demonstration is a show of solidarity demanding accountability taken for all officers involved in the death of George Floyd,” Assemblyman Jamel Holley ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

Marchers Show Support for 'Black Lives Matter' in Bernardsville Gathering

June 6, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Hundreds of marchers of all ages showed their support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, and decried the death of George Floyd during a police stop in Minneapolis, as the organized group walked peacefully through downtown Bernardsville on Saturday morning.

Police were on the scene, and closed Anderson Hill Road as the marchers set off ...

Day One: George Floyd Demonstrations at Courthouse in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three gatherings are expected this weekend at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse in response to the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May 25.

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Sunday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration with pictures taken at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

The ...

88 Year Old Somerset County Woman Donates CARES Act Check to Feed Seniors

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It's not surprising that 88 year old Natalie Cahoon, a 66 year resident of Berkeley Heights, took her stimulus check received from the CARES Act and donated 125 meals from Dimaios to feed the SAGE Meals on Wheels clients.

"Natalie is absolutely amazing and has been delivering and helping in our kitchen every single day since this COVID-19 ...

Marchers Show Support for 'Black Lives Matter' in Bernardsville Gathering

June 6, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ Hundreds of marchers of all ages showed their support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, and decried the death of George Floyd during a police stop in Minneapolis, as the organized group walked peacefully through downtown Bernardsville on Saturday morning.

Police were on the scene, and closed Anderson Hill Road as the marchers set off ...

Day One: George Floyd Demonstrations at Courthouse in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three gatherings are expected this weekend at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse in response to the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May 25.

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Sunday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration with pictures taken at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

The ...