Operation CeaseFire NJ Listening Tour

Hosted by Councilman Bill McKoy, this is the third of Operation CeaseFire's Listening Tour.

 

Invited Guests include Mayor Andre Sayegh, Police Director Jerry Speziale, and Police Chief Troy Oswald.

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  1. Winnie Harrison
  2. 862-262-3642
Thu, January 24
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/24/2019 6:00pm 01/24/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Operation CeaseFire NJ Listening Tour

Hosted by Councilman Bill McKoy, this is the third of Operation CeaseFire's Listening Tour.

Invited Guests include Mayor Andre Sayegh, Police Director Jerry Speziale, and Police Chief Troy Oswald.

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The death of George Floyd has sparked a social justice movement around the world. Paterson Public Schools takes the stand that we unequivocally condemn racism, bigotry and violence that is prevalent in our society and recognizes that silence is not an option. We stand against all forms of racism and social injustice.

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Dear Readers:

Disclaimer: this letter expresses my personal thoughts and opinions. I am not speaking for the Board but as a resident who happens to be a member of the Paterson board of Education. 

We have been living in some of the most uncertain of times. Difficulties have almost been insurmountable at times. I want to say that given all we have been through, our superintendent ...

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