Presentation: Non-Citizens’ Power in the Democratic Process

Brookdale Community College/Monmouth Museum 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

Itzel Perez Hernandez, an Advocacy Corps organizer with the American Friends Service Committee on National Legislation and Brookdale Community College alumna, will give a special presentation on September 27 highlighting the political history of DACA and Advance Parole, and how non-citizens have been and can be powerful actors in our democratic process.

“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” Exhibit at Union College

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

"Voices and Votes: Democracy in America," a traveling exhibit based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will be on display at Union College in Cranford from October 10 to November 18.

“Student Voices at Union College” Display

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

"Student Voices at Union College" is a digital display, created by students, that focuses on the conversation around the Vietnam War, race relations, and women’s issues in the 1960-70s at the college. Using student newspapers from the Union College Archives, the project imagines the opinions expressed in various articles and editorials as Twitter threads.

“Voices and Votes” Opening Reception – Union College

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

Join Union College for a public opening reception for the Smithsonian's "Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" exhibit at UC on Wednesday, October 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Commons.

Presentation: “The Political Origins of the New Jersey Devil”

Union College 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ

What better way to spend Halloween than to learn about the history behind one of New Jersey’s scariest legends? Join Union College for a special presentation on Jersey Devil folklore by Kean University professor Brian Regal.

“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” Exhibit at Middlesex College

Middlesex College 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ

"Voices and Votes: Democracy in America," a traveling exhibit based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will be on display at Middlesex College from December 1, 2022 to January 6, 2023 at the Studio Theatre Gallery.

A Vote, A Voice: Women’s Suffrage and the Fight for Representation

Middlesex College 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ

Join Dr. Lucia McMahon, Professor and Department Chair of History at William Paterson University, for an exploration of the multi-faceted mosaic of the women’s suffrage movement and the long history of women's activism over the course of the 19th century.