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City of Newark Unveils Las Heroinas Mural on Broadway and Herbert Place

Newark, NJ – July 29, 2016 – The City of Newark, Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement Jacqueline Quiles, the Department of Economic and Housing Development, and other dignitaries unveiled Las Heroinas mural today on Broadway and Herbert Place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Trio Cristal and El Son del Caribe performed at the event. The Las Heroinas mural honors the achievements of five Puerto Rican women in history. The women depicted on the mural include: Felisa Rincon de Gautier, Lola Rodriguez de Tio, Mariana Bracetti, Julia de Burgos, and Maria Luisa Arcelay. The murals are part of Mayor Baraka’s… [Full Post]

City of Newark and Hot 97FM Launch “Newark Getting to Zero” HIV Awareness Initiative at City Hall Press Conference

Newark, NJ –- July 19, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Director of the Department of Health and Community Wellness Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, and representatives from Emmis Communications’ Hot 97 launched the “Newark Getting to Zero” initiative to raise HIV awareness, in a City Hall press conference today. The campaign will drive efforts towards zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths, and zero stigma and discrimination for those living with HIV/AIDS in the City of Newark and runs from July 25 through September 18, 2016. “HIV and AIDS have created great tragedy and suffering for Newark residents and their families… [Full Post]

Newark Passes Innovative Environmental Justice Ordinance

Newark, NJ – July 15, 2016 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced today a major milestone in urban development and revitalization – New Jersey’s most progressive environmental justice ordinance.  The Newark City Council passed bold legislation that requires developers requesting environmental permits to inform the City of any environmental impacts. This information is to be submitted to the City’s Environmental Commission along with the developer’s initial site-plan application so that the Commission can advise the Central Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment and the public of any possible “cumulative pollution impacts.” Typical urban pollution sources are runoff water from buildings,… [Full Post]

City of Newark to Host Mayor’s Belt Boxing Tournament Starting Saturday, July 16, at 2pm., at Kasberger Sports Complex,North 5th St

Newark, NJ – July 15, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and Senior Services announced today that the City of Newark is sponsoring the Mayor’s Belt Boxing Tournament to highlight the tremendous boxing talent in Newark. The tournament will open on Saturday, July 16, at 2 p.m., at Kasberger Sports Complex, located at North 5th Street. The tournament will continue on Saturday, July 30, Sunday, August 7, and conclude on Sunday, August 14. A complete schedule of dates, times, and locations is below. Boxers from all over the state will converge on… [Full Post]

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Jan
4
Mon
Newark Recreation Wrestling program
Jan 4 @ 3:45 pm – Dec 4 @ 5:45 pm

2016 Wrestling Program – Dept. of Neighborhood & Recreation Center-
Open to Girls and Boys Ages 8-13
Call or Register -973-733-6454

Mondays and Wednesdays – 4p = 6p

Jul
5
Tue
5th Annual Shani Baraka Skillz -n- Drillz Basketball Camp July 5th- August 19th
Jul 5 – Aug 19 all-day

Basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-14 from 8:00am-4pm. 7 weeks of fundamental instruction and play. Campers are required to bring reading materials. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Applications are available at 94 William St. Newark, NJ 07102 or call (973)733- 6454. Program is FREE for all participants.

Jul
29
Fri
Lincoln Park Music Festival 2016
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 31 @ 10:00 pm

The Festival includes a wide range of musical forms including Jazz, Gospel, House and Hip Hop and sounds from the African Diaspora; Youth performance showcase, green vendors, arts and craft vendors; local restaurants, organic farmers markets produce, and more. For youth, a Kid Zone with skateboarding, basketball, literacy area, and other demonstrations.

  • FRIDAY: Jazz & Gospel
  • SATURDAY: House
  • SUNDAY: Hip Hop
Jul
30
Sat
Midnight Basketball
Jul 30 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 31 @ 1:00 am
Jul
31
Sun
Music Speaks:Rock the Spirit
Jul 31 all-day

Gospel programming featuring a rooftop Gospel Brunch celebrating Newark’s own, “The Drinkards” in song with voices of LPMF’s Gospel Day and local church praise teams, produced by Susu Productions/YOPAT with Hotel Indigo Newark (Central Ward). Fundraiser for LPCCD.

Aug
1
Mon
Newark Black Film Festival Youth Films: The Anansi Spider Collection
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am
Newark Recreation Wrestling program
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

2016 Wrestling Program – Dept. of Neighborhood & Recreation Center-
Open to Girls and Boys Ages 8-13
Call or Register -973-733-6454

Mondays and Wednesdays – 4p = 6p

Mayor Ras J. Baraka is representing #Newark well as the Assistant Sergeant at Arms for the... https://t.co/QWUCkLK4uT | Tweeted On: Jul 25, 2016

A good read this morning on the work that the Mayor has been doing on #policing. https://t.co/1shLWrZ9Nh | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2016

Live on WBGO Jazz 88.3 Newark Today now! Mayor Ras J. Baraka is joined by #NJPeoplesOrganizationforProgress chair... https://t.co/9Wt73TMLGT | Tweeted On: Jul 21, 2016

On air now! @WBGO Mayor @rasjbaraka @peoplesorganiz1 Ch. Lawrence Hamm @NewarkNJPolice Dir Ambrose #policing https://t.co/LgVGDwUS8W | Tweeted On: Jul 21, 2016

We are going to prove to the world that we can reduce violence in #NEWARK - #Jada #NCST outreach worker https://t.co/Ta52yUeT0p | Tweeted On: Jul 21, 2016

Peace has been strangled in our communities. - #NCST outreach worker https://t.co/4Mr8mWoRRh | Tweeted On: Jul 21, 2016

Newark Kids Rock! Join us on August 13th for this special event that highlights our youth!... https://t.co/QoLZFxbUER | Tweeted On: Jul 20, 2016

Mayor @rasjbaraka talks about #NewarkKidsRock2016 Join us Aug 13! https://t.co/fVSSNVGn8a | Tweeted On: Jul 20, 2016

Hope to see everyone today at #OccupytheBlock at Foster Street & Frelinghuysen Avenue. Occupy begins at 5:30pm... https://t.co/FHjfwiGgaF | Tweeted On: Jul 20, 2016

"When you show only the systemic violence and don't broadcast how police and communities in a growing number of... https://t.co/xupWdYlYrV | Tweeted On: Jul 20, 2016

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