Category Archives: Tidbits

Going virtual with #DPF20

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Every other year since 1986, the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival has often gone off with hardly a discernible hitch. But life, of course, has its twists and turns, and the Festival has prevailed through some really unexpected ones. Who … Continue reading

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“The way anger dwells in a man / Who studies the history of his nation”

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On Tuesday, our President & CEO Tanuja Dehne took to the Dodge Blog to state the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s commitment to anti-racism and condemnation of white supremacy. You can read her full remarks here. In addition, Dodge Poetry is … Continue reading

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Remembering Eavan Boland

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Eavan Boland was the dream guest for anyone managing a large poetry event. She was gracious and kind with everyone, onstage and backstage, whether signing books, participating in a panel conversation, or being driven to the airport. Whether with Dodge … Continue reading

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Join us for our live Board Leadership webinars and get answers to your finance and strategic planning questions

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We are excited to invite Dodge grantee staff and boards and others in the New Jersey nonprofit community to join us for two webinar offerings part of our Board Leadership Series this February and March. The webinars cover topics that … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: If I were the king of the forest…

Posted on by David Grant, former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

I had the pleasure of meeting Lonnie Bunch through the late great Clement Price when I was working at the Dodge Foundation, and I think the country and the world is lucky to have Lonnie at the helm of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating a New Tradition: the Newark High School Poetry Festival

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We are so grateful to the city of Newark and the communities that live and work there for welcoming the Dodge Poetry Festival with warmth, kindness and absolute love for poetry when we host our Festival in the downtown arts … Continue reading

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Newark High School Poetry Festival: Joe Weil

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This fall, we’re hosting the second biennial Newark High School Poetry Festival. Groups of students from every public high school in Newark will be coming together at Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Center for a day of poetry readings, conversations, and performance … Continue reading

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Newark High School Poetry Festival: khalil murrell

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This fall, we’re hosting the second biennial Newark High School Poetry Festival. Groups of students from every public high school in Newark will be coming together at Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Center for a day of poetry readings, conversations, and performance … Continue reading

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Accepting Submissions for Dodge Poets

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Beyond the Festival You probably know that we host the largest poetry festival in North America, held every other year in the downtown arts district of Newark, New Jersey. You may not know that we offer poetry programming throughout New … Continue reading

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“Small Truths and Other Surprises” — Jericho Brown on On Being

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At the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival last October, Krista Tippett recorded several conversations in Prudential Hall at NJPAC for her Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast, On Being. On Being has since released episodes of her conversation with Sharon Olds (“Odes to the *****”) and with … Continue reading

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Janet Aalfs on Poetry & Democracy

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Leading up to our “What Is It, Then, Between Us?”: Poetry & Democracy event in Morristown on March 23, 2019, we’ll be sharing blog posts with some of the poets and organizations who will be part of the day. Today, we’re sharing … Continue reading

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Joe Weil on Poetry & Democracy

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Leading up to our “What Is It, Then, Between Us?”: Poetry & Democracy event in Morristown on March 23, 2019, we’ll be sharing Q&As with some of the poets and organizations who will be part of the day.  Today, we’re … Continue reading

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Poetry & Democracy

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We’re so excited to announce our free, public event coming up on Saturday, March 23 in Morristown: What Is It, Then, Between Us?: Poetry & Democracy. Each March, every member organization of the national Poetry Coalition offers programming related to … Continue reading

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Let’s make sure every New Jersey resident gets counted in the 2020 census 

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    The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is excited to support the complete count of all New Jerseyans in the 2020 Census by aligning with philanthropic partners to fund a coordinated statewide effort to reach hard-to-count communities.   Dodge made a $100,000 grant to the … Continue reading

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The Dodge Poetry Festival Has Zero Waste Goals

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A green army of volunteers will be on hand at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival when thousands of people flock to downtown Newark this October to hear more than 70 renowned poets read, perform and discuss poetry. Since 2010, … Continue reading

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