Tag Archives: New Jersey

Philanthropy’s Role in Sandy Recovery Must Continue

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

On the anniversary of Super Storm Sandy last month, the Foundation Center released a report that was jointly commissioned by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and my colleagues at Philanthropy New York. Giving in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading

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The Citizens Campaign City Storytellers: Changing the City Narrative

Posted on by Heather Taylor, The Citizens Campaign

For several years The Citizens Campaign has been building a broad network of citizen journalists to fill the void in local news coverage left by retreating legacy media. Gone are the days of fully staffed city bureaus with in-depth coverage … Continue reading

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Sustainability Gets Schooled: New Sustainable Jersey Program Launches

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

When asking a classroom full of first graders what the term sustainability means, I especially liked the answer I got from a thoughtful 6-year-old: “Sustainability is like not just keeping my own desk neat, but keeping the whole school nice … Continue reading

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Setting a New “Barre” for Arts Criticism

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride NJ Executive Director

The earlier title for this blog post was “Another One Bites the Dust,” prompted by notice from Dance NJ staff that dance critic Robert Johnson is no longer writing for The Star Ledger, but is now working on a freelance … Continue reading

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How to take action after the Climate March

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

This past Sunday in New York City, over 300,000 people took to the streets to stand up for climate change action at “the biggest climate march in history.” As many people are feeling the post-march glow, it’s the perfect time to … Continue reading

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