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February 25, 2020

PPro Endorses Larry Hamm ’78 for U.S. Senate Seat in New Jersey

In keeping with our mission of educating the broader Princeton community in the merits and methods of community activism, civic engagement, and making positive change through grass-roots organizing, Princeton Progressives endorses the candidacy of Larry Hamm ’78 for United States Senate, representing New Jersey. Larry has spent his entire life […]
February 24, 2020

3/24 Dinner & Book Party with Mike Signer, former Charlottesville Mayor

This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PPro will try to reschedule it for later this year. Stay safe! Join us in NYC Tuesday, March 24, 7:00, to hear Mike Signer and Rev. Malcolm Byrd, pastor of Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in conversation. $75 admission […]
November 26, 2019

Sentenced to Science: A PPro-Sponsored Event

“SENTENCED TO SCIENCE: One Man’s Story and the Uncovered History of Prison Experimentation,” featuring Allen Hornblum and Yusef Anthony, jointly sponsored by PPro, SPEAR (Students for Prison Education and Reform), and the Department of African American Studies. During the 20th century, incarcerated people were often exploited by medical researchers. In […]
September 5, 2019

Central Jersey PPro Chapter heats up in September 2019

– Esteemed Fellow Princeton Progressives – We have a great September cooked up for our Central Jersey PPro Chapter. Like any good stew, it has little bit of many things. Sept 7 – 8: First off there is Voter Registration in Super State PA! Yes – PA has been studied […]
July 24, 2019

What recent legislative challenges to reproductive health care mean for P.U. students

As a nation, we have witnessed an assault on reproductive health care. Despite the overwhelming support for safe legal abortion, anti-abortion legislators have enacted cruel, dangerous and unconstitutional abortion bans. Reproductive health services for members of the LGBTQ community are also under attack as a result of the administration’s regulation […]
June 18, 2019

A conversation with the USA’s first Muslim American woman mayor

On June 19, PPro’s Princeton chapter sponsored a conversation with the USA’s first Muslim American woman mayor, Dr. Sadaf Jaffer, Princeton post-doc and Mayor of Montgomery Township. Dr. Jaffer does research in Islamic Feminist studies, and has sort of become her own research topic, as she is the first Muslim […]
June 18, 2019

PPro’s Reunions Panel and Social Mixer

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts on Campus and Beyond Pro’s Reunions panel, co-sponsored with Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR), took place on Friday, 31 May, from 1 to 230pm in the Maeder Hall Auditorium. It featured Larry Hamm ’78, Jim Farrin ’58, Naomi Shifrin ’21, Kiki Gilbert ’21,  and […]
June 18, 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of The Prog is now available

The Spring 2019 issue of The Prog, the progressive undergraduate magazine supported in part by PPro, is now available for downloading (in pdf format) here. See their website, and an archive of back issues, here.
June 18, 2019

PPro Supports SPEAR’s Voting Rights Campaign

Please join Princeton University’s Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) in their current Voting Rights Campaign by phone banking key New Jersey legislators in early May to push for pending legislation that would allow all formerly and currently-incarcerated individuals in NJ the right to vote, even if on probation or parole. […]
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