FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
SOCIAL JUSTICE FORUM AT BERKELEY COLLEGE IN NEWARK
The New Jersey Center for Empowerment and Community Development (NJCECD) will host Part Two of its Hispanic Leadership Forum Breakfast at Berkeley College in Newark, NJ, on August 22, 2016.
The event, hosted by Berkeley College in collaboration with Pillar College, is expected to bring together educators, Hispanic leaders, faith-based leaders and business and community representatives to discuss topics in social justice.
Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from experts and each other on various issues of importance to the Hispanic community such as juvenile justice, prison re-entry, bail reform, healthcare, immigration, education, business and religious freedom. Participants will network with government, corporate and education officials from Berkeley College, Pillar College, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, and others.
Date and Time:
Forum Moderator: Maria Teresa Montilla, PhD, President, The Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey
Guest Speaker: Rev. Jose C. Lopez, CEO/President New Jersey Center for Empowerment and Community Development
Morning Invocation: Father George Greiss, first priest to establish a Coptic church in Bayonne, NJ
Musical Artist: Rhonda Reid
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.
Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, both for the third consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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