A Broader Role for NJFAN: Building Our Movement for Economic and Environmental Justice!

Dear Friends, We write to you with a modicum of relief—that the mid-term elections were–if not a victory for democracy–a setback for the enemies of freedom and economic justice. The January 6th attack on the Nation’s Capitol and the assault on voting rights are partly a result of the growing economic inequality and deterioration of… Read More A Broader Role for NJFAN: Building Our Movement for Economic and Environmental Justice!

Celebrating Black History Month: The National Youth Administration

By Trudy Goldberg One of a handful of New Deal programs that had progressive racial policies, the National Youth Administration and its leaders deserve a Black History Month salute.[1]  By contrast, African Americans were treated unfairly in otherwise admired New Deal agencies such as the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Civil Works Administration. For their leadership… Read More Celebrating Black History Month: The National Youth Administration