Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark

Leadership Newark Ends 15th Anniversary Year With Successful Summit

On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Leadership Newark held its first annual public policy summit at the Paul Robeson Center in Rutgers University—Newark.

Van Jones, Keynote Speaker at Newark Policy Conference, on "Rebuilding The Dream" in Newark

Van Jones
November 3, 2013

Van Jones is the founder of the Rebuild the Dream advocacy group and author of a best-selling book by the same title, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, and former special advisor for green jobs to president Barack Obama. Jones will be the keynote speaker at Leadership Newark’s pu

Leadership Newark's Celia King on the Organizations Inaugural Public Policy Conference

November 3, 2013

Leadership Newark is a 15-year-old fellowship program that accepts top talent who live or work in Newark for a two-year long program of courses,

Devon Jefferson, LN'10 has been named Associate Coach for FDU Women's basketball team!

August 29, 2013
Devon Jefferson, LN'10 has been named Associate Coach for FDU Women's basketball team!  Way to go Devon and welcome back to NJ!

Recent News

May 27, 2015

Recent events in Newark, New Jersey have re-ignited conversations around crime and public safety.   On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, 2015, a shooting at an event took the life of 15 year old Al-Shakeen Woodson. Following this event, a shooting occurred where three people were shot and one individual was killed. Without a doubt, this has brought - See more at: http://leadershipnewark.org/news/occupation-neighborhood-blocks-leads-im...

May 27, 2015

Picture this:  College graduation, the stage, the special dinner with the family, the after party with friends and now...the reality.  What was an all-time high for you and loved ones has dwindled down to a low-speed wind of progress.  Nearly every job posting you're applying to suggests nearly 3-5 years of experience. You finally manage to find that experience and put in your five years.  Suddenly the urge to keep advancing....

April 8, 2015
Did you miss the unveiling on Newark 3.0? Last month, on March 18, 2015, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka held his first State of the City Address. 

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Leadership Newark Gala 2015

  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015 
  • Purchase your tickets Here

Leadership Newark Public Policy Summit 2015

  • Saturday, June 6, 2015
  • Register Here

LN Fellowship Program:

  • Class of 2015
    • Community Leadership Initiative Projects:
      • City of Newark
      • United Way of Essex & West Hudson
      • Urban League of Essex County
      • Leadership Newark, Inc. 
      • Unified Vailsburg Services Organization
  • Class of 2016
    • May - Leadership Development
    • June - Sustainability Environmental Policy
  • Class of 2017
    • RECRUITMENT NOW OPEN! Last day to submit application: July 10th
    • Save the Date: Annual Meet 'N Greet: June 30th, 2015