The CEJJES Institute is located near the village of Pomona, in the lower Hudson River Valley, 35 miles north of New York City. The Institute is situated on 16 acres of land marking the beginning point of the New York/New Jersey Palisades. The Institute is located in a converted residence that houses the Edmund W. Gordon Library, a Conference Center, the Charles White Gallery of Art and the Rockland African Diaspora Heritage Center. Also located on the property is the Susan G. Gordon Fitness Trail, meandering through approximately 13 acres of woods and meadows surrounding the CEJJES Institute.
Tours of students in grades 4 to 12 and college groups are welcomed to tour the Charles White Gallery of Art and The Rockland African Diaspora Heritage Center by appointment. Groups are limited to 25. Download our school group inquiry form here.
Community groups may also tour the group by appointment by calling (845) 362-8610.
Directions to CEJJES Institute:
The CEJJES Institute is located in Pomona, New York approximately 30 miles north of New York City.
Cross the George Washington Bridge using the upper deck. Stay in the right lane to enter the Palisades Parkway. Follow to Exit #12. Make a left at the end of the exit ramp onto Concklin Road and continue to the traffic light. Make a right at the light onto Route 45-North. Look for a red sign on your left marked CEJJES Institute-1003, directly across from the Orchards of Concklin.
From The Bronx
Travel north on the Major Deegan Expressway/New York State Thruway across the Tappan Zee Bridge. Continue on the NYS Thruway to Exit #13-N/Palisades Parkway North. Continue north on the Palisades Parkway to Exit #12. Make a left from the exit ramp onto Concklin Road and continue to the traffic light. Make a right at the light unto Route 45-North. Look for a red sign marked CEJJES Institute-1003 directly across from the Orchards of Concklin.
From points within Rockland County
Travel on Route 45. The Institute is located at 1003 Route 45 directly across from the Orchards of Concklin and is south of the intersection of Route 45 and Route 202.