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Social Justice

Trans*missions Wants Trans Students to Be Able to Use Preferred Names in Sakai
Trans*missions is in its first year on the Rutgers campus, and has already been making waves. Trans*missions

Lisanne Finston Has Been With The City's Most Well-Known Social Service Organization For Over 20 Years
Lisanne Finston
Lisanne Finston helped build Elijah's Promise into the city's leading social service organization during her tenure. Elijah's Promise

Three Bands Playing in Basement of New Brunswick's Original Restaurant
Tumulty's Pub
Tumulty's Pub on George Street will host a benefit for Elijah's Promise Soup Kitchen for the sixth year in a row.

Board of Chosen Freeholders Unanimously Approve Ban at Thursday Night's Meeting
Jim Walsh and Charlie Tomaro
Food & Water Watch Director Jim Walsh lobbies Freeholder Charlie Tomaro to pass a ban on fracking back in April. Charlie Kratovil

Officials Say Resolution Will Constitute an Enforceable Ban on Gas Drilling Countywide
Board of Chosen Freeholders
Freeholders listened to several activists speak against fracking and urge them to ban it last month. Charlie Kratovil

Rutgers Center for Women's Global Leadership Event Brought Together Different Student Groups
16 Days Logo
The 16 Days campaign has been active in New Brunswick since 1991. Center for Women's Global Leadership

Three Apartment Units Built With City's HOME Funding and NJHFMA Financing
Ribbon-cutting Ceremony
An Oct. 30 ribbon cutting ceremony for the state's first permanent supportive housing for domestic violence survivors. Women Aware

New Brunswick City Council Backs Off "Anti-Wage Theft" Ordinance Proposed By New Labor
City Council President Rebecca Escobar

After Spike in Murders Last Year, Three Lives Taken in 2013
Police Lights
A police car responds to a streetfight on Louis Street, before an officer issues a ticket to the photographer for jaywalking. Charlie Kratovil

Local Organization Protests Companies That Allegedly Rip Off Workers, Asks Council to Pass Wage Theft Ordinance
BP Boycott Protest
New Labor orchestrated a successful boycott of the BP gas station on French Street in New Brunswick. Charlie Kratovil