Leadership Newark Serves as Local Think Tank For Greater Newark Community – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

August 6, 2013
Leadership Newark Serves as Local Think Tank For Greater Newark Community –  Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA
It’s a late Friday evening at a cafe in downtown Newark. A five-member Leadership Newark (LN) Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) team have all rushed from their respective jobs to meet for a late night brainstorm meeting. The various tasks are...

Leadership Newark Rocks The Lincoln Park Music Festival – Written By: Kim J. Ford

July 30, 2013
Leadership Newark Rocks The Lincoln Park Music Festival – Written By: Kim J. Ford
Summer in the City of Newark is more than children playing in the pool, cook-outs and block parties. It is an opportunity for “green” farmers markets to bring local and region produce and green-centered businesses to the city’s residents....

Arts Education – Written By: Leah Jackson

July 19, 2013
Arts Education – Written By: Leah Jackson
Without art, civilization dies. The arts are the fiber of humanity, uniting us together. Arts encourage growth in education and creates an environment for students to thrive and excel. Newark is among America’s cities to boast a rich arts culture;...

School’s Out, But Learning Is Always In! – Written By: Laureen Delance, MPA

July 10, 2013
When we think of summer, it would behoove us to think about vacations, trips, and of course….no more school for the children! These few months out of school bring forth opportunities for families to catch up on dinners missed, family nights...

HIV Awareness and Healthcare – Written By: Leah Jackson

July 3, 2013
We’d be remiss not to mention that this past Thursday, June 27th was National HIV Testing Day. We believe that knowing your HIV status is everything! Not just on National Testing Day, but every day is an opportunity to take a step forward, and be...

Leadership Newark Celebrates 15 Years Of Service – Written By: Celia M. King, MPS

June 20, 2013
Leadership Newark Celebrates 15 Years Of Service – Written By: Celia M. King, MPS
What an exciting year 2013 is shaping up to be! On the heels of the release of the Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies assessment – “Growing Leaders to Enhance Civil Society: Assessing the Contributions of Leadership Newark” in January...

Endorse Me Please! – Written By: Celia M. King, MPS

December 4, 2012
Endorse Me Please! – Written By: Celia M. King, MPS
Today it seems like social networks are pushing us in a direction to seek validation constantly. Many of us seem to get fueled on what in essence is based more popularity rather than substance. People thrive on the number of likes they get from...

Knowledge is Power, Wisdom is Priceless – Written By: Celia M. King, MPS

December 2, 2012
How many of you remember the time in your life when 50 years of age seemed very old, in fact ancient? Of course as I’ve matured, the half-century milestone becomes a time in life where we are simply seasoned, experienced, and wiser than most. This...