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...

Leadership Newark Summit, November 2013

May 30, 2014

Leadership Newark Hosts Corporate Breakfast

May 29, 2014
Leadership Newark Hosts Corporate Breakfast
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Leadership Newark (LN) invited members of Newark's corporate community to highlight all of the benefits that LN's Fellowship program offers to rising leaders in the community. LN's corporate outreach is intended to...

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

November 3, 2013
Leadership Newark’s Celia King on the Organizations Inaugural Public Policy Conference
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, networking, and hands-on public policy experience. For the first time, the organization will be hosting...