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Learning How Public Image Works

Posted on by Jesse Bacon, Social Impact Studios

I’ve been to a lot of trainings in my life, even since I “retired” from teaching in a classroom. The sad fact is that most of them were bad, enough that I remember the good ones to this day. The … Continue reading

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Optimism and Action: 2015 New Jersey Sustainability Summit

Posted on by By Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey Co-Director

NRDC’s Shelley Poticha Announced as Key Note Speaker Fierce, wise, pragmatic, insightful, committed, visionary, savvy and articulate. These are words often used to describe Shelley Poticha the Director of the Urban Solutions Program at the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Can’t Miss Art All Night Trenton

Posted on by Jonathan Elliott, Art All Night

I love it when a community latches on to the transformative and revelatory power of the arts. For my money, Art All Night Trenton, produced by Artworks Trenton, exemplifies the best of what the arts in the Garden State has … Continue reading

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Partnerships in Action: Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, ArtPride New Jersey

Through ArtPride New Jersey’s community engagement efforts, the arts have found a seat at the table of Together North Jersey’s Steering Committee, spearheaded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.  The arts in New Jersey can now be found in … Continue reading

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Technical Assistance: What’s on Your Leadership Bookshelf?

Posted on by David Grant, Former Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation President and CEO

I have been thinking about adult learning — and its workplace extension, organizational learning. What’s the best way to promote them in an age, and in a region, where everyone is so busy all the time? One way is to … Continue reading

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Come to the 1st Annual Highlands Festival

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Event Alert! The New Jersey Highlands Coalition is hosting the 1st annual Highlands Festival on September 21-22, 2013 at Waterloo Village in Byram, NJ. The environmental festival will be a “Celebration of All Things Local” and will promote local music, … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at disconnected

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar, Director of Communications, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Here’s a small sneak peek at the excellent new exhibit “disconnected.” This is a juried exhibit of New Jersey artists, curated by Jonathan Greene at the Gallery at 14 Maple; the show runs through September 5, 2012. Want to see more? … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women, Food and the Arts in March

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, Art Pride NJ Foundation

By Ann Marie Miller Executive Director Art Pride NJ Foundation Art and food have gone together over the centuries like French fries and ketchup. From DaVinci’s The Last Supper, to the Dutch Realists’ paintings of bountiful tables, to Cezanne’s still … Continue reading

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Round-Up: Halloween Activities for All

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We asked our Facebook friends to share their Halloween-related activities with us. Here’s what they had to say (you can click on each of the headers for their respective websites): Harmonium Choral Society Family-Friendly Halloween Concert presented by Harmonium Choral … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: High School Events, Fall 2011

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator We’re pretty excited.  This fall, we’re visiting High Schools that have never hosted a Dodge Poetry Event before.  They may have attended the Dodge Poetry Festival or attended another High School’s Mini-Festival.  The teachers may have … Continue reading

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Art All Night Trenton 2011

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator Several of us on the Dodge staff made it to Art All Night in Trenton last weekend.  What an amazing event!  Hundreds and hundreds of artworks were on display—artists as young as 10 months old to artists … Continue reading

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An Artful Path to Redevelopment

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By Michelle Knapik Environment Program Director Art met industrial history and invited the City of Paterson, aka Silk City, to re-imagine itself, to connect past and present, and to listen to voices and visions of transformation. Last Saturday, the Paterson … Continue reading

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Continuing the Creativity Conversation

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Over the past two days, more than 150 people participated in the Creative New Jersey conference, discussing how creativity and innovation can help revitalize New Jersey. (See this earlier blog post for background on the conference). This was no ordinary … Continue reading

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How Can Creativity and Innovation Revitalize NJ?

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“When they ask me, as of late they frequently do, how I have for so many years continued an equal interest in medicine and the poem, I reply that they amount for me to nearly the same thing.” -William Carlos … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Giving Voice with Leadership New Jersey and Leadership Newark

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry May 13, 2011 The Dodge Poetry Festival, the four PBS series’ on poetry hosted by Bill Moyers (all of which featured extensive footage from the Dodge Festival), the Favorite Poem Project and the poetry slams … Continue reading

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