Growing up as a child with a disability, Professor Cynthia Simon experienced what is now called bullying. From political science to law to advocacy, she is teaching students that much of what disables people are not impairments, but attitudes and societally created barriers.
Growing up as a child with a disability, Professor Cynthia Simon shares how her early studies eventually led to teaching disability studies and talks about the importance of including people with disabilities in the discussions of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Crystal D. Charley-Sibley, reproductive justice and civil rights activist and founder of Melanin and Motherhood Doula Services will discuss, “A Millennial’s Activism: Breaking Intergenerational Barriers While Dismantling Systemic Racism in NJ.”
This event will bring together public, private, non-profit sector leaders and academics to consider the issues and opportunities that will shape the future of the New Jersey-New York metropolitan region.
Adriana Scanteianu, who is pursuing a MPP degree a has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to teach English and coordinate social justice activities with a nonprofit group in Spain.
Higher education, like all society, is at a crossroads with the issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion but is philosophically is ahead of its time.
The Cooperman College Scholars initiative identifies talented students in Essex County, N and provides last-dollar scholarships, mentoring, and support systems to promote college completion.
NJ Human Services Launches $1.4M Grant Program to Create Inclusive and Healthy Communities for Individuals with Disabilities
DHS’ Division of Disability Services (DDS) has engaged the Bloustein School to provide support in managing grant proposals.
Roshard Williams, a second year MPP student at the Bloustein School, has been selected as a 2017 APPAM Equity & Inclusion Student Fellowship Recipient. Roshard is an alumnus of the University of South Florida, where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's...
The annual Catlin lecture brought over 70 students, faculty, and Bloustein community members to the Special Events Forum the first week of March. Rolf Pendall, the Director of the Metropolitan Housing and Community Policy Center at the Urban Institute gave the...