What We’ve Accomplished

We lowered the voting age to 16 in Newark, NJ for school board elections.

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We launched the first-of-its-kind New Jersey Reparations Council to study the history of slavery and its aftermath in New Jersey and propose reparative policies.


We championed a bill that restored the right to vote for more than 83,000 people on probation and parole


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At the Institute, we work day in and out to Make the Two New Jerseys One.

We fight to create a state where everyone can thrive, including our Black and other residents of color.

Our record of success tells our story, but we can’t do this work without you.