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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL WITH OUR YOUTH

STARTS: Monday, Sept., 10, 2012 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE MNF FLYER

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CHECK OUT UNITED YOUTH OF NEW JERSEY AN AMAZING ORGANIZATION FOUNDED BY MR. AND MRS. BROWN. GET MORE INFO AT THE LINK BELOW.

LINK FOR UNITED YOUTH OF NJ

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BROCHURE FOR AVIATION EXPLORERS PROGRAM FOR YOUTH

Union County NJ Board of Elections Update 3/16/12 - DOWNLOAD HERE

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Leslie Williams, Community Acting Now, at the March & Rally for Economic Justice and Jobs, sponsored by Pop, in Newark, NJ on January 15, 2012.

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Monday, March 5th @ 7pm: Voter Registration Action Planning Session with special guest speaker reminding us of her experiences in 1964.

 

Monday, March 19th @ 7pm: WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH - Featured Speaker: Dawn Clarke, VP, Board of League of Women Voters - VOTER REGISTRATION TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER FOR MARCH 19TH

HONOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
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MARCH & RALLY FOR JOBS 
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VOTING RIGHTS 
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
 
West Market Street & Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ
 
(at the Lincoln Monument across from Essex County Courthouse)
 
4pm - Protest for Jobs & Voter Registration
5pm - March 
 
Sponsored by The People's Organization for Progress 
 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FILE FOR APRIL 4TH

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Leslie Williams, Community Acting Now, at the March & Rally for Economic Justice and Jobs, sponsored by Pop, in Newark, NJ on January 15, 2012.

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Dear Community,

We're exited to bring this opportunity to our youth. Through Monday Night Football, we expect to provide a positive, learning and exciting environment for youth to foster comradery, learning and fun. We hope that this will provide our youth with a chance to experience encouragement, support and positive role models.

Please pass this on and come out to participate and support our youth.

 

BT Mathis, cell: 908-590-6100 

  

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CONGRATULATIONS COMMUNITY ACTING NOW!

ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS, SUPPORTERS AND PARTICIPANTS, THANK YOU SO MUCH!

THANK YOU TO THE the African American Arts & Heritage Committee,

we are honored by this recognition!


 

 

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June 16, 2010 - Honoring Slaves Who Helped Build the Capitol:

Not long ago, when CAN visited Washington, D.C., so many participants noted that there was no evidence of the enslaved African Americans who built the US Capitol. On this day, the plaque below was placed in the United States Capitol in honor of our ancestors:

 

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 2ND, 7:45PM - RECEPTION - South Africa 2011: for all those interested in traveling with us to Jo'burg and Capetown next year.  Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave., Roselle, NJ, Speaker: Lorna K. Johnson, President & CEO, Global Linkages, Inc. (see more details below)

YOUTH GROUP LEADER WORKSHOP: Saturday, March 27, 2010

3pm to 6pm

ROSELLE COMMUNITY CENTER

1268 SHAFFER AVENUE

ROSELLE, NJ

TO REGISTER: CALL 908-298-8225

F R E E

PAST EVENTS:

  1. Kwanzaa 2009: Kasserian Ingera: How Are the Children, December 2009
  2. Friday, September 25th: African American Heritage Tour of Washington DC.  What a time we had...check out the pictures to your left!
  3. Tuesday, October 20th: Speaker Series: Dr. Therman E. Evans
  4. On Saturday, August 29th, we had a celebration to just pause and acknowledge the historical milestone accomplished this week with the confirmation of the 1st Hispanic Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor.   Check out slides from the program at: http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/community-acting-now-aug29-es-final             
  5. Sunday, August 9th at 12:30pm, featured a video showing of: A War for Your Soul. This film is rated PG-13. This is a film that discusses the challenges society presents to at risk youth in the African American community. We intend on then facilitating a discussion on solutions. This is being done in partnership with the Culture and History Ministry from Morning Star Community Christian Center, Linden, NJ. The film producer is Reggie Bullock, Erisai Films.
  6. August 3rd: Introduction to CAN and our featured topic was: Redevelopment of the Roselle Golf Club and Shopping Center. Here we provided an over to the community of CAN then facilitated a Q&A session between the community and the experts of the project (developers, engineers, etc.).
  7. April: Act Now: Save Darfur: We invited people throughout the community to view the film "Save Darfur: A Call to Action. The viewing was followed by a discussion and ultimately a postcard campaign.  Check out the following short video's regarding these sessions:
  8. Group 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6U8Xfa4xGk

    Group 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpIBmbI14YA

    Group 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyHXjUBv1Ms

     

    We reach out to our entire community of the world. We build relationships with others to insure we remain diverse and focused on people. We are also resourceful and believe in supporting causes and organizations that are working in areas related to our interests.To do this we often lift up or promote events hosted by others that are related to our interests

Click here: 8/3/09: Intro to CAN & Redevelopment Public Forum

Click here: 8/29/09 SOTOMAYOR CELEBRATION

Click Here: Sotomayor Celebration Flier (Spanish)

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Mon 08/03/09             Introduction to CAN and featured topic: Redevelopment of Roselle Golf Club &
                                     Shopping Center
                                     Click here to see slides from this meeting:
                                      http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/community-acting-now-aug3-fina-lslides2
                                     Click here to see notes from Question and Answer session:
                                     http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/can-q-a-080309-final
Sun  08/09/09            Viewing of A War for Your Soul and discussion, co-host with 
                                    Morning Star Community Christian Center, Culture and History Ministry
                                     http://www.vimeo.com/3686946
                                    12:30pm at Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Roselle, NJ
                                     Click here to see the ACTIONS/SOLUTIONS from our discussion:
                                     http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/culture-cake-a-war-for-your-soul
                                     more actions/solutions: http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/a-warfor-your-soul-fellowship-091209
                                     Pictures: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2031853&id=1333793471&l=3cf7e49f24
Sat   08/29/09            Let's Celebrate!  Vamos a celebrar! 1st Hispanic Supreme Court Justice: Sonia Sotomayor.
                                     3pm-6pm at Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Roselle, NJ
                                     To get copy of flyers:
                                     English: http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/sotomayor-celebration-e-final
                                     Spanish: http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/sotomayor-celebration-s-final-081809
                                     Program slides: http://www.slideshare.net/dimmathis/community-acting-now-aug29-es-final
                                    
Sat  09/19/09            African American Heritage Festival, PNC Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
Fri   09/25/09            African American Heritage Tour to Washington, DC. , Bus Leaves from Roselle Community
                                    Center at 6:30 am - Tickets are: $85.00 before August 10th, $95.00 starting August 11th,
                                    contact: Diane or BT Mathis 908-298-8225
Tue 10/20/09            Speaker Series: Dr. Therman E. Evans, From Purpose to Promise Driven Life 
                                   http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dr-Therman-E-Evans/52578921980
                                    7:30pm at Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave., Roselle, NJ   
Sat 10/31/09             10th Annual WISOMMM African Ball and Awards,  WISOMMM Cultural Center,
                                     13-15 James St., Newark, NJ  http://wisommm.org/
Sat 11/21/09            WOFABE African Dance & Drum Festival at Symphony Hall, Newark, NJ
                                   http://www.wofabe.com/

 

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