All events are FREE and OPEN TO ALL AGES unless otherwise indicated.
ELIZABETH DETENTION CENTER VISITS
organized by D.I.R.E.
Every Tuesday and Wednesday
Each week, members of D.I.R.E. (Deportation and Emergency Response Equipo) go to visit Detainees at the Elizabeth Detention Center. Quite often, these are the single opportunities that these individuals have to talk and connect with someone outside of the Detention Center. All are invited to join the visit and will be assigned an individual to meet.
MALE DETAINEE VISITATION: Tuesdays departing at 5:45pm
FEMALE DETAINEE VISITATION: Wednesdays departing at 8pm
- Please bring a Government Issued ID such as Driver's License, ID, or Passport
- Please dress conservatively; no mesh or see through clothing, no hoodies, and no sleeveless shirts/dresses.
- The DIRE group meets to depart in their van from the rear entrance of the Reformed Church of Highland park, facing the parking lot.
Reformed Church of Highland Park, rear entrance
19 South 2nd Avenue
Highland Park, NJ
TACO,MURAL, and WINDOWS TOUR
with the Esperanza Neighborhood Project
1:30 and 3:30pm
Tour New Brunswick's diverse and artistically delicious landscape! Presented by Esperanza Neighborhood Project in collaboration with New Brunswick Tomorrow, CoLab Arts, and Windows of Understanding.
-La Placita Mexican Restaurant
-Costa Chica Mexican Restaurant
SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP to
Tour Departs from La Placita
114 French Street,
New Brunswick, NJ
WINDOWS OF UNDERSTANDING
4 - 6pm
Celebrate with artists, organizations, and local leaders at this culminating celebration of the 2020 Windows of Understanding run!
FOOD DRIVE: Please bring a non-perishable food item to this event in support of McFoods if able.
Zimmerli Art Museum
71 Hamilton Street,
New Brunswick, NJ
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION Panel Discussion
presented by Windows of Understanding
This timely conversation will illuminate leading voices in the field around a range of topics including individual "know your rights" and first amendment considerations; a discussion around institutional complexities and challenges in higher education; and the perspective of the artist facing pressures around censorship.
Supported by a Diversity Innovation Grant from the Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement at Rutgers University.