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Racial Injustice Statement and Resources

We live in an increasingly complex, diverse, global society where there have been many victims of senseless violence in BIPOC (Black and Indigenous People of Color) communities at the hands of oppressive behavior. At CAPS, we strive to be allies; we hear and share the anguish of black and indigenous communities and
other victims of ongoing racial or bias-motivated oppression and violence. While the work at CAPS focuses on healing, finding solutions, and bridging differences, we recognize there is no easy fix for systemic racism. We are starting by taking a hard look at the pernicious roots of racial bias in our country, our communities, our institutions, and within ourselves – and trying to take concrete steps to combat it. We must acknowledge and identify the existing structures and worldviews that create and maintain cultural and racial disparities.

CAPS strongly condemns racism and violence in all of its forms and understands the increasing level of trauma, anger, and despair, especially among black students, and the corresponding risks to mental health and emotional well-being.


TCNJ Division of Equity and Inclusion also has a variety of useful resources.

The following resources from the STEVE FUND may also help you cope during this difficult period.

  1. Community Healing Network: Healing in the Face of Racial Trauma
  2. National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Taking Care of Yourself 
  3. Self-Care Tips For Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week (Vice)
  4. Boston University Racial Trauma Toolkit 
  5. NYU The Trauma of Racism

Text STEVE to 741741 to reach a culturally trained CRISIS TEXT LINE COUNSELOR

Additional Resources:


Counseling and Prevention Services

Eickhoff Hall, Room 107
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628

609.771.2247 Tel
609.637.5131 Fax


Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Emergency Care

Medical/Emergency and
After-Hours Care Options

Hours are subject to change.
When TCNJ has an emergency closure, CAPS also closes.