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February 25, 2020, 6 pm – 9 pm

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Press Release for HOLLYWOOD’S ARCHITECT (1)

Paul R. Williams: A Pioneering African American Architect

A documentary. Paul Revere Williams is known as an architect to the stars, one of the first African Americans who achieved stature in a racially divided profession, but he also created civic works that spoke to his legacy and commitment to humanity and design.

AThe film premieres Thurs., Feb. 6, 2020 at 8 p.m. on PBS

SoCal (in conjunction with Black History Month) and will also air on WORLD Channel and other PBS stations nationwide, check local listings. Following the broadcast, the film will stream at and on the free PBS Video app (available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, the App Store, and Google Play), as well as on YouTube.

AIA 2017 Gold Medal recipient.

NOMA is strongly represented in this film, featuring members such as
Jeh Johnson Sr., Michael Marshall, and Dr. Wesley Henderson. 



NJIT NOMAS Annual Award Ceremony

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Location: The Gallery in Weston Hall at NJIT
Corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and Warren Street
Newark, NJ

The NJIT Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) will be hosting their first Annual Awards Ceremony. The event will be held Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm. The event will be held in the Gallery of Weston Hall on NJIT’s Campus, at the corner of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd and Warren Street, Newark, NJ.

The event is broken into two parts. The first part of the evening, from 6pm to 7pm is the distribution of awards. Following, from 7pm to 8pm will be the showcase of student and professional work and networking. The New Jersey chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) will be presenting scholarships to two students at the event.

Please click here to register for the Annual Awards Ceremony.

Melissa Nieves serves as President of the NJIT Chapter of NOMAS.

Brown+Hale Awards: “Unbounded: The Convergence of a Legacy”

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) will hold it’s inaugural Brown+Hale Awards this fall honoring minority architects and advocates for the profession who exemplify the mission and goals of NOMA.

The awards ceremony itself honors the architecture firm, Brown and Hale. William M. Brown, Jr., co-founder of Brown and Hale Architects, the City of Newark’s first African-American architectural firm, known for their designs of the 13th Avenue School, Bethany Baptist Church, and St. Luke AME Church. Brown served as president of the New Jersey Society of Architects of the American Institute of Architects in 1986.

The theme for the inaugural awards banquet is “Unbounded: The Convergence of a Legacy.” Modeled after the national convention theme, it looks at the legacy of minority architects in New Jersey and their impact on the profession today.

Honorees, date of event and location will be announced at a later date.

NJNOMA is a non-profit professional design association aimed at promoting the work, contributions, and participation of minorities in the fields of design and architecture.  Through our professional and educational programming, we hope to encourage dialogues and policy that will enact a larger move towards greater diversity and inclusion in the profession. William Moses, Assoc. AIA serves as the 2017 Chapter President.