Return to Headlines

Join Department of Civil Rights As We #StandAgainstRacism, Bias & Prejudice

Celebrating 75 Years

Join DCR As We #StandAgainstRacism, Bias & Prejudice


As we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the NJ Law Against Discrimination this April, DCR invites you to partner with us on an anti-bias initiative to #StopTheHate.


As part of this civil rights campaign, we invite you to pledge your commitment to #StopTheHate and register for our events and panels over the course of the month. Below you will find details on how you can participate.  


Please remember to join us this week for our Wed., 4/14, 1pm panel: The Future of the LAD and NJ Civil Rights. Register Now!


Pledge Template


I join DCR and its community partners in taking a stand against racism, bias, and prejudice today and every day. “I am ______________ from _________________ County, I am a member of ___________ and to me, civil rights means _________________. I pledge to _________.”


#StopTheHate Pledge


Please send your name, county, optional organization/school/faith-based group/ or employer, etc., and a sentence on what civil rights means to you. You may use the sentence above as a quick template. 


Email your photo, scan or photo of the signed social media release form and your brief sentence by 4pm, Thursday, April 29, 2021, to to be featured as a part of the DCR 75th Anniversary of the LAD celebration.


Social Media Release Form

#StopTheHate Pledge


#StopTheHate Zoom Registration Links:


Reminder to Register for Upcoming #StopTheHate Events! Participation in some of the #StopTheHate series of events counts towards CLE credits!

The Future of the LAD and NJ Civil Rights Panel 

Wed., April 14, 2021, 1-2:30pm:


Health Equity: Racism’s Impact on Public Health

Wed., April 21, 2021, 2-4pm:


Current Challenges in Fair Housing Panel 

Wed., April 28, 2021, 12:00-1:30pm:


An Anti-Bias Vision for the Next Generation: Youth Conversation and Art Competition

Exhibit Reveal and Awards Ceremony

Wed., April 28 6:30-8pm:

Register Now


The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights

Phone: 1-833-NJDCR4U (711 relay)

Online: and to file a complaint

Social Media: Facebook and Twitter @CivilRightsNJ #CivilRightsNJ #StopTheHate