Tag Archives: New Jersey

Three Local News Lab Journalists Recognized for Dedication to Community

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Every day we get to work with amazing local journalists from the New Jersey and New York area who are taking risks, experimenting with fresh ideas and helping share what they are learning with others. These journalists are deeply committed … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: NYNJ Baykeeper

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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 NY/NJ Baykeeper Organization name: … 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 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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Jersey Give Back Guide: Bethany Cares

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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 Bethany Cares.  Organization name: Bethany … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: ARTWORKS Trenton

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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 Artworks Trenton.  Organization name:  … Continue reading

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3 New Jersey Towns, One Goal: Sustainability

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

  Five years ago, I traveled to Atlantic City for the inaugural Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon. We honored the first 34 towns and special award winners that achieved certification and excelled in the Sustainable Jersey program. These municipalities were forward-thinking, … Continue reading

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New Jersey at the League: Arts and History Happen Here

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride NJ Executive Director

The 99th annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference  took place last week and it was ArtPride’s 13th year representing the nonprofit arts industry with over 2,600 exhibitors ranging from well know entities (and arts supporters) like Bank of America and PSEG … Continue reading

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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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Inspiring Solutions: Modernizing New Jersey’s water systems an opportunity

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Dodge Foundation President Chris Daggett and Environment Program Director Margaret Waldock want New Jersey communities to recognize the bright side of tackling the daunting challenge of modernizing the state’s outdated water systems. “Stormwater can be our savior if we view … Continue reading

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Creative Escapes in the Garden State

Posted on by Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator

Keep Your Creativity Alive Over the Summer Essex County This creative escape takes you to Newark, a city near and dear to our hearts.  Head there this coming Thursday July 10th, when The Dodge Poetry Festival will begin a series … Continue reading

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Are Journalists the Unhappiest People on Earth?

Posted on by By Debbie Galant, Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State

In just the last few days, the bodies of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers were found in the West Bank, a teenager from Livingston was gunned down in West Orange and another teenager leaving a party in Maplewood was shot … Continue reading

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