Mark conference 2015 

"Using Difference to Make a Difference"

At the annual Mark Conference at Rutgers University, Cierra was invited to share her story of how she became the second woman of color to secure the title of Miss New Jersey and overcome adversity to break barriers as a role model and advocate. 

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What can you learn from listening to another person's story? According to social justice educator Cierra Kaler-Jones, everything. Hear her detail how sharing stories can promote common ground in social justice discussions and create a more equitable society.


Photo credit: Richard Krauss

© 2017 by Cierra Kaler-Jones