How do you build your Friendship with Change? – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
1:15: Van Jones States our thought process around change is wrong. "Change isn't coming, change is here," he said. We're in the middle of multiple revolutions in human society in genetics, brain science, robotics, technology...every field of...

Leadership Newark Successfully Brings Community Together to “Rebuild.” – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
Leadership Newark Successfully Brings Community Together to “Rebuild.” –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
"Rebuilding the Dream that is Newark."  This has been the longstanding motto and line of motivation for all who have crossed path with Leadership Newark and the Greater Newark community.  Through live discussions and healthy passionate debates, ...

Live Blogging at the Leadership Newark Summit 9:30am – 11:00am – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
Live Blogging at the Leadership Newark Summit 9:30am – 11:00am –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
09:30am:   Newark's Business Administrator, Julian Neals, Esq. welcomed by Executive Director Celia King.  As Business Administrator, Neals' role is to manage the operations and finances of the city.  Some points he discussed were the...

Live Blogging at the Leadership Newark Summit – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

November 2, 2013
Live Blogging at the Leadership Newark Summit –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
08:00am: The Beginning of the Summit's Day. Leadership Newark fellows  begin checking registrants in for the fellowships 1st Public Policy Summit ever.  Other fellows assist panelists of the days by escorting them to their seats and going over...

Announcing Leadership Newark Summit Speakers – Education Workshops – Written By: Kim J. Ford

November 1, 2013
Announcing Leadership Newark Summit Speakers – Education Workshops – Written By: Kim J. Ford
At the Leadership Newark (LN) Public Policy Summit, we are excited to announce that the following speakers will be joining us for stimulating Education workshops during our morning sessions. These sessions, each moderated by a facilitator,...

Announcing Leadership Newark Summit Speakers – Economic Recovery Workshops – Written By: Kim J. Ford

October 29, 2013
Announcing Leadership Newark Summit Speakers – Economic Recovery Workshops – Written By: Kim J. Ford
At the Leadership Newark (LN) Public Policy Summit, we are excited to announce that the following speakers will be joining us for stimulating Economic Recovery workshops during our morning sessions. These sessions, each moderated by a facilitator,...

Announcing Leadership Newark Summit Speakers – Crime & Public Safety Workshops – Written By: Kim J. Ford

October 27, 2013
At the Leadership Newark (LN) Public Policy Summit, we are excited to announce that the following speakers will be joining us for dynamic Crime & Public Safety workshops during our morning sessions.  These sessions, each moderated by an amazing...

Prudential, Rutgers-Newark, PSEG and other sponsors join Leadership Newark Summit – Written By: Kim J. Ford

October 24, 2013
Prudential, Rutgers-Newark, PSEG and other sponsors join Leadership Newark Summit – Written By: Kim J. Ford
On the eve of our the first-ever Leadership Newark (LN) Public Policy Summit, we are excited to announce that the following organizations and corporations have signed on to sponsor the Summit! Prudential For more than 135 years, Prudential...

Newark Combats Regression by Continuing the Urban Renaissance and Renewal – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

September 30, 2013
Newark Combats Regression by Continuing the Urban Renaissance and Renewal –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
On July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit, Michigan filed for chapter 9 bankruptcy.  According to USA Today, the bankruptcy filing makes Detroit the largest city in U.S. history to do so.  While several cities across the country have experienced some...

LN Summit Keynote Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire – Written By: Kim J. Ford

September 11, 2013
LN Summit Keynote Van Jones, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire – Written By: Kim J. Ford
Going Green.  Green Jobs.  Green Energy.  What is sustainable energy? And, what does it have to do with economic growth and the City of Newark?  When we talk about green economy, it is more than investing in solar panels and energy efficient...