Re-Envisioning the Future of Educational Equity in New Jersey: A Virtual Statewide Conference

June 11, 2022

“Re-Envisioning the Future of Educational Equity in New Jersey:” A Virtual Statewide Conference

This conference for educators, community stakeholders, and researchers was held on June 11, 2022 and was the first in a series of meetings intended to produce an educational equity agenda for the state.  The issues addressed included disparities in resources and outcomes, funding, discipline, resource allocation, pre-school, disconnected youth, post-secondary outcomes. special education and segregation.  The conference reviewed relevant data on equity performance at the state and district level and initiated discussions about paths to better performance.

Please click here to view the conference agenda, featured speakers and their bios. 

Watch the conference in its entirety here:

On March 30, 2022, a coalition of NJ youth, faith leaders, and social justice and civil rights organizations came together for the #BreakTheBarriers Rally, calling on state leaders to end segregation in public schools across the state and finally #IntegrateNJ. Watch the fill video of the rally below, and watch the shorter clips to hear from the students themselves:

Morghan Blair - Break The Barriers Rally

Jasmin Jones - Break The Barriers Rally

Kasai Sanchez - Break The Barriers Rally