Starter Kit of Resources for Anti-Racist Awareness and Accountability

Knowledge is power. It can also help strengthen empathy, understanding, and a unified desire to work for equality and accountability. In that spirit, here are resources and readings to help families and individuals, especially...

#SocialDistancing: Arts & Entertainment at Home

Your guide to the latest happening online to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your home.

Dr. Renee Baskerville, Residents File Complaint, Call For ‘Fair Count’ of Montclair Election

“We have to make sure every ballot that should be counted is counted”, Dr. Renee Baskerville said, following the release of the official results of the Montclair Municipal elections that took place on May...

Montclair High School Students Demand Change, Organize Black Lives Matter Unity Walk Sunday

Montclair High School students have organized a Black Lives Matter Unity Walk for Sunday, June 7, 2 p.m., starting at Montclair High School. The students have also released detailed demands of the Montclair School District...

Family Service League Expands To New Space in Bloomfield to Better Serve Essex County

Family Service League (FSL), a nationally recognized nonprofit that aims to help strengthen and support families in need, is moving to a new office space at 440 Franklin Street, Suite 200 in Bloomfield. The...

Montclair Residents Angered By ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag on Display During Montclair Together Forum

Montclair NAACP held a virtual meeting Tuesday with Montclair Police leadership. The program, called Montclair Together and co-sponsored by BlueWaveNJ, drew more than 400 participants on Zoom, but Montclair's NAACP Youth Council boycotted the...

Montclair Protests Murder of George Floyd, Stand in Solidarity with ‘Black Lives Matter’

You could hear a chorus of honk and cheers along Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair center Tuesday afternoon, as Montclair residents showed up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and to...

Montclair NAACP Youth Council Boycotts Montclair Together Forum with MPD

The NAACP Youth Council will boycott the Montclair Together meeting with the Montclair NAACP and Blue Wave and the Montclair Police Department. Genesis Whitlock, NAACP Youth Council of Montclair President and Shayla George,...

Connections at Home Awarded Grants To Serve Socially Isolated Seniors

Connections at Home (CAH), a non-profit based in Verona, and serving Montclair, Bloomfield and many other neighboring towns, is the recipient of several grants to further its mission of helping socially isolated, homebound seniors. The...

YMCA of Montclair Begins Food Distribution Program to Meet Community Need

The YMCA of Montclair is helping to feed people who are facing financial hardships during the COVID-19 health crisis. The Y has partnered with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and the Seashore Fruit and...