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Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ) is proud to announce the release of its first ever podcast series entitled #JusticeInJersey. The #JusticeInJersey Podcast Series is hosted by Moira Nelson, Director of Drug Policy Reform for ATNJ, and Rachel Green, ATNJ Civil Rights Director. The #JusticeInJersey series will discuss civil rights, social justice, racial justice, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, drug policy & intersecting issues with leaders throughout the state of New Jersey.

Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ) is proud to announce the release of its first ever podcast series entitled #JusticeInJersey. The #JusticeInJersey Podcast Series is hosted by Moira Nelson, Director of Drug Policy Reform for ATNJ, and Rachel Green, ATNJ Civil Rights Director. The #JusticeInJersey series will discuss civil rights, social justice, racial justice, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, drug policy & intersecting issues with leaders throughout the state of New Jersey.

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United States

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Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ) is proud to announce the release of its first ever podcast series entitled #JusticeInJersey. The #JusticeInJersey Podcast Series is hosted by Moira Nelson, Director of Drug Policy Reform for ATNJ, and Rachel Green, ATNJ Civil Rights Director. The #JusticeInJersey series will discuss civil rights, social justice, racial justice, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, drug policy & intersecting issues with leaders throughout the state of New Jersey.

Twitter:

@ATNJ07

Language:

English


Episodes

Social Justice Education PART 2 - Khyati Joshi

5/13/2019
Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi is a public intellectual whose social science research and community connections inform policy-makers, educators, and everyday people on issues of race, religion, and immigration, and social justice in 21st century America. She is the author and editor of multiple books, as well as articles in the peer-reviewed and popular press. Some of her publications include Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 3rd edition (Routledge, 2016) and New Roots in America’s Sacred...

Duration:00:11:51

Social Justice Education PART 1 - Khyati Joshi

5/6/2019
Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi is a public intellectual whose social science research and community connections inform policy-makers, educators, and everyday people on issues of race, religion, and immigration, and social justice in 21st century America. She is the author and editor of multiple books, as well as articles in the peer-reviewed and popular press. Some of her publications include Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 3rd edition (Routledge, 2016) and New Roots in America’s Sacred...

Duration:00:28:39

Immigration Reform Now

2/4/2019
Episode Five features immigration attorney Yolanda Garcia-Balicki. Yolanda is an associate attorney with Helmer, Conley, & Kasselman, P. A. in the firm’s Bridgeton and Vineland offices. She is fluent in Spanish and English and represents immigrants in pursuit of lawful permanent residence and citizenship in the United States. She also works in matters involving family petitions, asylum, withholding of removal, adjustment of status, and consular processing for immigrants in removal...

Duration:00:36:50

The Fight for a Clean Fifteen

1/25/2019
Episode Four features Brandon McKoy, Director of Government and Public Affairs at New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP.) At NJPP, Brandon helps to ensure that NJPP’s research, advocacy and government relations activities are successfully driving a state policy agenda for economic justice and shared prosperity. He also produces timely, credible and accessible research and analysis on issues including, but not limited to, economic security, the social safety net and economic opportunity....

Duration:00:32:11

Legalization of Cannabis in New Jersey

1/21/2019
Dianna Houenou of the ACLU-NJ joins us again for Episode Three where we discuss the legalization of cannabis in greater depth (now that we've debunked some of the myths that have been peddled for decades!) Subscribe to #JusticeInJersey to get the lowdown as New Jersey is on the precipice of legalization.

Duration:00:21:36

Debunking Cannabis Myths

1/9/2019
Episode Two features Dianna Houenou. Dianna serves as Policy Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU.) In this role, she has been a leading voice on racial and social justice issues with respect to cannabis legalization in New Jersey, and has been one of a few advocates to consistently push for legislation that addresses the harms of prohibition. She also coordinates the New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform coalition and analyzes legal and policy issues for...

Duration:00:20:48

#JusticeInJersey

10/24/2018
Episode One features the esteemed faith leader and activist, Rev. Dr. Charles Boyer. Rev. Boyer is an outspoken faith leader calling for the abolition of the War on Drugs, mass incarceration, school segregation and youth detention centers. Most recently, he has joined the coalition of leaders who’ve created the “94% campaign.” Ninety-four percent of black voters cast their ballots for Governor Phil Murphy in 2017. But nine+ months into his administration, black leaders feel that Governor...

Duration:00:21:05