TO EXPOSE THE INJUSTICE OF MASS INCARCERATION
AS A FORM OF RACIALIZED SOCIAL CONTROL,
AND TO ADVOCATE FOR THE END OF INSTITUTIONAL RACISM
IN OUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
THAT DECIMATES COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
AND PERPETUATES A PERMANENT UNDERCASTE
ATTENTION ALL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
IN TRENTON, EWING, HAMILTON AND LAWRENCEVILLE
ENTER THE SPOKEN WORD, RAP, POETRY AND ESSAY CONTEST ON
Our organization is calling on public high school students in our area to view/listen to several key writings and podcasts and to respond to them by writing an original work: Spoken Word, Rap, Poetry or Essay on the theme of Advancing Justice. Students who start now to help in the work of spreading facts and raising awareness will be laying the foundation for the strong, informed leadership so needed for justice work in the future.
There will be recogntion for participation, including prizes for the best work:
First prize $200
Second prize $100
Third prize $50
The deadline is November 30.
Please click here to participate
The Campaign to End the New Jim Crow-Trenton/Princeton chapter is a program of the Center for Action Research (CAR),
a private, non-profit foundation operating in the state of New Jersey as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.