A New World: Growing Better Communities Together for All

The Community Peace and Justice Network’s “A New World Seminar” will be taking a summer break. Our seminars will pause during the summer months and will resume in the fall.

During this break, we encourage you to visit this space for details on seminar recordings and further updates. You can catch up on past topics here and stay informed about our plans for the upcoming season.

We appreciate your continued support and engagement with our community initiatives. Wishing everyone a wonderful and restful summer. We look forward to reconnecting with you in the fall!

Warm regards,

The Community Peace and Justice Network Team


Seminar Description: A sociological approach to understanding the complexities of society.  Descriptions of various institutions, organizations and social concerns including the economy, education, families, gender and government that help shape how we think and live, with action-oriented discussions and podcasts.

You can find our Seminar Guide and Recordings here. 

Next Seminar is: Tuesday, May 21 at 7 PM on Zoom

Seminar Title:

Problems, Promises, and Public Activism 

Seminar Leader: Rev. Dr. Arturo Pierre Lewis, Senior Pastor at Emmanuel Church in Ridgewood NJ, a specialist in Diversity Studies, teaches “Sociology,” at William Paterson University. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Arturo Pierre Lewis also holds a doctorate from Drew University. He is a former semi-professional baseball player and radio host and serves on the Board at the Ridgewood YMCA.

The seminar is OPEN TO ALL.

Join us for our Monthly Seminar, now in a hybrid format! Participants have the option to attend either in person at the Peace Lounge or via Zoom. Light refreshments will be provided for those attending in person.

The seminar takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM ET. Registration is required to participate. This seminar series is open to all who are interested in engaging in discussions and gaining meaningful insights.

If you have any questions, please contact our Seminar Coordinator, Dr. Donald Wheeler at cpjnetwork @ gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you!

This seminar is open to all.