Tag Archives: Newark

Free Press: Race, the Media, and Politics in the Trump Era

Posted on by James L. Thompson, Free Press

  One of the most important roles news outlets have is their power to convene. They can bring together community members and those in positions of power, and provide a space for thoughtful conversation while asking necessary, but uncomfortable, questions. … Continue reading

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Jersey Water Works: 10 Great Ideas for New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure

Posted on by Chris Sturm, New Jersey Future

New Jersey Delegation Gathers National Best Practices from One Water Summit Innovative ways to integrate water management, reduce costs, partner and build broad public support were all on tap at  the U.S. Water Alliance’s second annual One Water Summit, on … Continue reading

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Trust for Public Land: Building Healthy Parks and Healthy Communities

Posted on by Anthony Cucchi, Trust for Public Land

It’s no secret that families in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood shoulder an undue burden stemming from impacts of centuries of industrial and economic growth focused in the community. Every day, parents worry how to keep their children healthy despite well-documented lead … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Ironbound Community Corp

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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. Ironbound Community Corporation  Connect Website: ironboundcc.org Twitter: @ironboundcc Facebook: facebook.com/ironboundcc … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: GlassRoots

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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.  GlassRoots  Connect:  Website: glassroots.org Twitter: twitter.com/glassroots Facebook: facebook.com/GlassRootsInc Tumblr: glassrootsinc.tumblr.com … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Summer Wrap Up

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

This summer was the second run of our Lunchtime Poems poetry reading series in Newark’s Military Park. For seven Tuesdays starting in July, poetry filled the air for our audience, as well as for park patrons who may not have … 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 more. Just click on the links to learn more.  [View the story “Week In Review” on Storify]

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Trust for Public Land’s Parks for People Program

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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 Trust for Public Land’s … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: NJ Tree Foundation

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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 NJ Tree Foundation.  Organization … 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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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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#DPF14 Social Spotlight

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Get an inside look at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival like never before. We rounded up news, photos, links and tweets from the Festival. Add yours with #DPF14 by posting to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram:

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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Kicks Off Thursday in Newark

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We hope you will join us at the 15th biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, our third held in Newark’s Downtown Arts District. Kicking off Thursday with a poetry sampler featuring 15 poets, the four days of the Festival will include 120 events and … 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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