Rutgers University-Newark, Leadership Newark Partner to Cultivate Emerging Leaders – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

January 25, 2017
Rutgers University-Newark, Leadership Newark Partner to Cultivate Emerging Leaders – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
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...

Creating Quality Coalitions to Support Public Transit Expansion Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

January 25, 2017
Creating Quality Coalitions to Support Public Transit Expansion Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
Dace West of the Stanford Social Innovation Review writes on the connection between quality of life and efficient public transit systems in low-income communities. The article starts with an example of an initiative in Denver, known as the Mile...

New Jersey’s Aging Water Infrastructure: What Does it Mean for Newark? Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

January 25, 2017
New Jersey’s Aging Water Infrastructure: What Does it Mean for Newark? Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
John F. McKeon of NJ.com, provides an informed opinion of New Jersey’s drinking water. With much of the state’s pipelines being between the ages of 100 and 140 years old, he cautions readers that the majority of these pipes will soon reach their...

Leadership Newark Provides “Progressively responsible LEADERSHIP Experience” – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

May 27, 2015
Leadership Newark Provides “Progressively responsible LEADERSHIP Experience” – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
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...

Identifying your “Leadership Footprint” – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

February 11, 2015
Identifying your “Leadership Footprint” – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
Leadership Newark has a longstanding history of building transformative, transactional, and charismatic leaders that go on to inspire the City of Newark, the great state of NJ, the United States of America, and lastly but surely not least, our...

The City of Newark’s Valentine’s Day Sale Celebrates the Spirit of Loving AND Living in Newark – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

February 11, 2015
The City of Newark’s Valentine’s Day Sale Celebrates the Spirit of Loving AND Living in Newark – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
On Saturday, February 14, 2015, the City of Newark will provide opportunities for couples to purchase lots at $1000.  The goal, according to the Baraka administration, is to revitalize communities and encourage members of the community to have hope...

How Housing Issues affect Public Safety – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

February 11, 2015
How Housing Issues affect Public Safety – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
“Public safety and public health are two critical priorities of my administration and they are intertwined. Unsafe buildings create health and safety hazards that endanger our residents, breed crime, and imperil our efforts to transform Newark...

Leadership Newark Ends 15th Anniversary Year With Successful Summit – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

January 5, 2014
Leadership Newark Ends 15th Anniversary Year With Successful Summit –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Leadership Newark held its first annual public policy summit at the Paul Robeson Center in Rutgers University—Newark.  Attendees poured in from all around the nation and all spectrums of professional and academic...

ReBUILDING our Future’s Workforce – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
2:00pm:  This afternoon Van Jones urged the audience to take initiatives to improve our workforce.  According to Jones, there are approximately 2.4 million green labor jobs in America right now.  Jones' organization Green for All, provided great...

Trayvon Martin, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robots Combine at the Leadership Newark Summit – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
1:30pm:  The above-mentioned headline leaves one to ponder about the comparison, contrast, or purpose of the three, and Van Jones made it very clear.  According to Van Jones, Martin Luther King, Jr., at the young age of 24 delivered a...