Newark to open seven homeless shelters for year-round services

According to Mayor Ras Baraka, it’s an effort “to meet the housing and support service needs for the City’s most vulnerable population.”

International climate & environmental justice coalition to convene in Newark

A traveling exhibit spotlighting climate and environmental justice issues is coming to Newark.

New Jersey Devil charity dates announced, include food and toy drives

The New Jersey Devils are dedicating several home game dates to charitable causes, including food and toy drives, in conjunction with area nonprofits.

March and ‘Rally for the #94Percent’ planned, calling on Gov Murphy to ‘be accountable’ to Black voters

The rally will call on New Jersey governor Phil Murphy to be accountable to the 94 percent of Black voters who helped him win the state’s 2017 gubernatorial contest.

M&Ms to give out free costumes and candy to Newark youth

A sweet deal for kids: M&Ms and Newark’s Division of Recreation and Cultural Affairs are once again partnering on a free Halloween giveaway.

Nonprofit SHE Wins! to host father-daughter dance

Tickets are currently on sale for the dance, which takes place December 15th.

Wyclef Jean attends mural unveiling in his honor. It’s first in a citywide series

An impromptu cypher. A rousing speech. Inside a mural unveiling honoring Wyclef Jean.

Newark providing free water filters to residents with lead service lines

The City of Newark is providing free water filters to residents who may be affected by lead contamination due to outdated, privately-owned pipes and service lines.