the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Emmanuel Baptist Church will hold a forum on the quest for racial justice and human rights on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. in the Peace Lounge following the monthly non-fundraising Community Pasta Dinner. Forum participants will view Tim Wise’s Video (Part 2): “White Like Me: Race, Racism and White Privilege in America” and discuss civil rights in America.Donald Wheeler, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Sociology and Global Studies, Kean University, and Senior Advisor, New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability, will lead the discussion. Pre-registration for the Peace and Justice Forum is not required.
The Community Pasta Dinner starts at 6:00pm in Heritage Hall. Suggested donation is $4 per adult and $2 per child. Since there is limited space, it is suggested that you reserve their seat by calling the Church office at 201-444-7300.
Emmanuel, founded in 1891, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary Year. Emmanuel is located at 14 Hope Street, at the corner of Hope Street and East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. The building is ADA accessible and all are invited to attend.