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Whose Year in Poetry?

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director

As someone who strives every day to introduce poetry, and especially contemporary poetry, to students and readers, I have been heartened to see poetry reviews appear more frequently in The New York Times Book Review in recent years. So I … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Listening to Poetry

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

From Homer to Hip Hop   Concept: In The Sounds of Poetry, Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky writes that the reader’s body is the medium of the poem: not the page, the human body. If you think about the … Continue reading

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How Learning to Play Dungeons & Dragons Makes Me a Better Creative Leader

Posted on by Kacy O’Brien, Program Manager at Creative New Jersey

With the holiday season upon us, and lots of hours spent with friends and family sprawled around living rooms, assembling toys and reading/arguing over directions to gadgets and games I’m grateful for a very particular game I’ve been learning to … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Foodshed Alliance

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving. Foodshed Alliance Connect Website: http://foodshedalliance.org Twitter: @FoodshedNJ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foodshedalliance/ What they do: The … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Creative New Jersey

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving. Creative New Jersey  Connect: Website:  www.creativenj.org Twitter: @creativenj Facebook: Facebook.com/CreativeNJ   … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Grateful for A Wonderful School Year

Posted on by Michele Russo, Associate Director

As the school year comes to an end, we want to thank the teachers and faculty who make our High School programs a success. They do a great deal of legwork to enrich their students’ education with a live poetry … Continue reading

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Hyperbole 101: Charitable Sector as Wild West

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers President

  There was a piece in the New York Times two weeks ago that has caused quite a stir within the philanthropic sector.  My colleagues within regional associations of grantmakers as well as other colleagues representing philanthropy and nonprofits around … Continue reading

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Civic-Minded Artists at Their Creative Best

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Director of Advocacy & Public Policy, ArtPride NJ Foundation

  Last week marked the dedication of a “parklet” in Princeton, a phrase that sounds like the title of a children’s book. The Arts Council of Princeton brought to life the vision of Mayor Liz Lempert by coordinating a group … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Giving Voice to Poems

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

Each year at the Common Gathering, the culminating event of our Spring & Fountain program, we provide attendees with the Giving Voice packet, made especially for that year. If you’d like to learn more about the Giving Voice experience (which … Continue reading

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Dodge Week in Review

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Dodge Foundation Picks for Great Reads to Start off the New Year

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

Did you resolve to read more in the new year? If so, we’ve got your back. Not only is reading enjoyable, research suggests it actually changes your brain and makes you more empathetic. Today, we want to share 5 books our staff couldn’t … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: NOFA-NJ

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Throughout December, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in our Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online portal for year-end giving that makes it easy to donate to some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits. Today we feature NOFA-NJ Organization name: Northeast … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Greater Life

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Throughout December, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in our Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online portal for year-end giving that makes it easy to donate to some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits. Today we feature Greater Life. … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation Week in Review

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Scroll through to learn more about what’s on the minds of Dodge Foundation program directors, what our grantees are up to: Just click on the links to learn more. [View the story “Week in Review ” on Storify]

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Dodge’s Week in Review

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Scroll through to learn more about what’s on the minds of Dodge Foundation program directors, what our grantees are up to and fun things you can do this weekend in New Jersey. Just click on the links to learn more. … Continue reading

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