Leadership Newark Inc. Announces 3rd Public Policy Summit

February 22, 2017
Leadership Newark Inc. Announces 3rd Public Policy Summit
“DESTINATION NEWARK: PEOPLE, PLACE & PROGRESS” UNITED STATES SENATOR CORY BOOKER (NJ) TO KEYNOTE SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 at RUTGERS UNIVERSITY NEWARK NEWARK, NJ (February 21, 2017) — On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Leadership Newark,...

Rutgers University-Newark, Leadership Newark Partner to Cultivate Emerging Leaders

January 25, 2017
Rutgers University-Newark, Leadership Newark Partner to Cultivate Emerging Leaders
Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) has launched a new initiative to strengthen relationships within Newark, while unearthing and developing untapped talent in staffers across the university. In summer 2016, five RU-N employees will begin a...

Newark Venture Partners, An Initiative

August 3, 2015
Newark Venture Partners, An Initiative
The City of Newark will be home to a new initiative by the Newark Venture Partners to support efforts in building a strong technology industry in the state’s largest city. “Newark Venture Accelerator will accept 10 to 50 startups a...

State of the City of Newark Address, 2015

April 8, 2015
State of the City of Newark Address, 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. The evening began with a welcome by Councilwoman-at-Large Mildred Crump welcoming the family of Mayor...

Leadership Newark Fellow, Dr. Margaret Stevens Discusses Black Lives and Black Power

February 27, 2015
Leadership Newark Fellow, Dr. Margaret Stevens Discusses Black Lives and Black Power
On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Leadership Newark fellow Dr. Margaret Stevens (Class of 2016) led a discussion at New Jersey City University (NJCU) on the evolution of Black power in the 21st century.  The program, titled “Black Lives, Black...

Leadership Newark Fellow, Anthony Smith, Named Executive Director of Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District

November 21, 2014
Leadership Newark Fellow, Anthony Smith, Named Executive Director of Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District
Please join Leadership Newark in congratulating one of our very own Fellows, Anthony Smith LN '00, on being unanimously voted Executive Director of the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District by its Board of Directors. In his capacity as ED, he will...

Leadership Newark in the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Jersey Give Back Guide

November 21, 2014
Leadership Newark in the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Jersey Give Back Guide
Leadership Newark is excited to announce that we are featured in this year’s online Jersey Give Back Guide, an online giving portal designed to take the guesswork out of making year-end donations to New Jersey nonprofits. Using the Jersey Give...

Leadership Newark Introduces the Class of 2016

November 19, 2014
Leadership Newark Introduces the Class of 2016
Leadership Newark would like to extend a warm welcome aboard to the Class of 2016! The class hit the ground running during their October retreat, where they were given a history of Newark by Robert Curvin, author of Inside Newark: Decline,...

Leadership Newark Unveils Theme Song, ‘Newark, We Believe’

June 11, 2014
Leadership Newark Unveils Theme Song, ‘Newark, We Believe’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GitYXATMIkk Check out the recording of our very own Khalil Rashidi's and Anna Marie Gewirtz's performance at the 16th Annual Gala! A big THANK YOU goes out to all involved in the making of Leadership Newark's new...

Leadership Newark Year-End Gala a Success!

June 11, 2014
Leadership Newark Year-End Gala a Success!
On Tuesday, June 3, Leadership Newark hosted its 16th Annual Anniversary Gala at The Newark Club. The evening was marked by a beautiful performance of LN's new official anthem, "Newark, We Believe," performed by alumni Khalil Rashidi (LN class of...
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