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WHAT
WE DO

PROGRAMS & PROJECTS.

Accomplishments

WHEN

WE

FIGHT

WE

WIN!

  • Bail Reform

  • Amistad Commission

  • The Opportunity to Compete Act / Ban the Box Bill

  • Numerous appointments to Boards & Commissions

  • School Segregation Lawsuit

  • MOVE-ON New Jersey Voting Initiative

  • Hired an Administrative Director

  • Record fundraising as the fight for freedom is not free

  • 83,000 voters eligible to vote

  • Cannabis legislation

  • Fair chance in housing act

  • $8.4 million investment in youth (away from youth incarceration)

  • $750 in eviction relief

  • Reduction of New Jersey prison population by 1/3

  • First Black woman Associate Justice of New Jersey Supreme Court

  • First Black woman assignment judge in Essex County

  • First Black woman Superior Court judge in Union County

  • 9 other judicial appointments (many firsts)

  • 9 days of early voting

  • Online voter registration (400,000 used)

  • Prison gerrymandering ended

  • Independent prosecutor bill

  • Attorney General’s Use of Force directive

  • Implicit bias training for healthcare professionals/Law Enforcement Leaders

  • Wealth Disparity Task Force

  • Body-worn cameras

  • NJ Legislative Black Caucus having regular meetings and an agenda

  • Stronger relations with Legislative Black Caucus

  • Quick response to COVID- bill to track racial data

  • Influence on foundations and white liberal organizations

  • Influence on Cannabis Commission

  • Holding power accountable to the interests of Black people unapologetically

  • Putting out reports on different aspects of the agenda

  • Increased emphasis on grassroots engagement (town halls, listening sessions, podcasts)

CIVIL RIGHTS.

HISTORY IN THE MAKING.

2022

113th National Convention

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ACT NOW!

Are you fired up and ready to go?