Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will host a series of town halls in each of the city’s five wards beginning with an East Ward meeting on Thursday, January 13th at 7 p.m. at St. Stephan’s Grace Church (7 Wilson Street). Baraka will welcome discussion about public safety, education, reentry, crime, taxes, recreation and employment during the community meetings.
Subsequent town halls are scheduled in the remaining four wards as follows:
- Central Ward: January 27th – Abyssinian Baptist Church (224 West Kinney Street)
- West Ward: February 3rd – Speedway Academies (701 South Orange Avenue)
- North Ward: February 17th – Third Presbyterian (395 Ridge Street)
- South Ward: February 24th – Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church (88 Lyons Avenue)