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Mayor Ras J. Baraka And Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose Discuss Accomplishments Of 45-Day Plan To Reduce Crime And Violence And Reveal Plan For Next 90 Days

Newark, NJ –- April 20, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose,and members of the Newark Municipal Council today discussed the accomplishments of Newark’s 45-Day Plan to reduce crime and violence and announced plans for the plan’s second phase at a major news conference today at City Hall. Named “Operation Forge Ahead,” the City’s plan to reduce crime and violence in Newark focuses on two central issues: reorganizing the City’s public safety activities to make them more effective and efficient; and increasing citizen involvement with law enforcement to restore trust, improve community/police communication, while making… [Full Post]

Mayor Baraka Announces Overhall Of 4311 Non-Emergency Phone Center

Newark, NJ –- April 13, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Chief Information Officer Seth Wainer, and Non-Emergency Call Center Manager James Bennett announced the overhaul of the City’s 4311 Non-emergency Call Center system at a City Hall news conference today. The City is responding to complaints of slow responses and unanswered phone calls to the 4311 line by bringing in 21st-century technology, additional staff, and expanding the center’s hours, which are now 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday. Newarkers will learn about the new Newark 4311 through a media campaign with the slogan “One Call to City… [Full Post]

City Of Newark To Host Inaugural Newark Public Schools North Ward Intramural Soccer Competition On Wednesday, April 6, At 4 P.M, At Elliot Street Elementary School, 721 Summer Avenue

Newark, NJ – April 6, 2016 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement Jacqueline Quiles announced today that the City of Newark’s Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services is joining with the Newark Public Schools and Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield of New Jersey to host the inaugural North Ward Intramural Soccer Competition, starting with the first two games today, Wednesday, April 5, at 4 p.m., at Elliott Street Elementary School, 721 Summer Avenue, in the City’s North Ward. The two games will be followed by an inaugural ceremony at 6 p.m., with special guest… [Full Post]

City Of Newark Partners With The Believe In Newark Foundation To Host Annual Newark Youth Summit On Saturday, April 2, From 8:30 A.M. To 4 P.M., At Essex County College, 303 University Avenue

Newark, NJ – April 1, 2016 – The City of Newark and the Believe in Newark Foundation will join the Newark Youth Council and other partners to host the Annual Newark Youth Summit tomorrow, Saturday, April 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Essex County College, located at 303 University Avenue in downtown Newark. The summit will connect more than 150 high school students from across the City to discuss issues, air concerns, and create solutions. They will also be able to connect to a variety of resources from education, culture, social affairs, local government, youth services, and many… [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

May
3
Tue
Newark Tech Meetup at IDT
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We will be hosting a meet & greet/networking kick off event at IDT to celebrate the beginning of a collaboration between IDT, Code for Newark, Google Developer Group Newark, and NJIT’s Innovation Tech Meetup. Come socialize about technology, enjoy pizza and beer, learn more about a few local Newark tech meetups, and lastly take a peek at the office space at IDT (where new meetups will be taking place in the coming weeks) and get to know what IDT and IDT Ventures is about.

May
7
Sat
Intramural Coding Club : Full Stack JavaScript – Block II
May 7 @ 10:15 am – 2:30 pm

In this course we’ll introduce you to the JavaScript language, jQuery, the popular JavaScript framework and the ins-and-outs of adding interactivity in the browser. Once you’re up to speed with JavaScript in the browser, you’ll learn Node.js, a popular JavaScript platform for writing and using JavaScript applications outside of the browser.  Please review Course Overview and if remember to provide suggested donation to help us provide the resources to support this course. *Subject to Change* – Suggested $5 donation per class OR $40 for full course; you may pay in full via Meetup or arrange payment in person or at each class.

May
11
Wed
HackNight Bi-Weekly Series @ Audible.com
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

AGENDA:
• Announcements
• Hip Hop 4 Flint – Recap
• Work Pods Updates and Breakout

**AS ALWAYS – Noobs, first timers, experts, and the public are all welcomed to join!!**
Please review the full agenda for this workshop prior to this Wednesday. (Will be updated shortly)

REMINDER :
Bring your laptop, your projects, smiles, and ideas.
Audible will provide the space, WiFi, and snacks.
**Limited space, RSVP to attend: hack night capped at first (15) members.**
You may PARK in the Audible parking lot adjacent to the building; upon pressing the call button, refer to “Audible”.

May
14
Sat
Intramural Coding Club : Full Stack JavaScript – Block II
May 14 @ 10:15 am – 2:30 pm

In this course we’ll introduce you to the JavaScript language, jQuery, the popular JavaScript framework and the ins-and-outs of adding interactivity in the browser. Once you’re up to speed with JavaScript in the browser, you’ll learn Node.js, a popular JavaScript platform for writing and using JavaScript applications outside of the browser.  Please review Course Overview and if remember to provide suggested donation to help us provide the resources to support this course. *Subject to Change* – Suggested $5 donation per class OR $40 for full course; you may pay in full via Meetup or arrange payment in person or at each class.

May
21
Sat
Intramural Coding Club : Full Stack JavaScript – Block II
May 21 @ 10:15 am – 2:30 pm

In this course we’ll introduce you to the JavaScript language, jQuery, the popular JavaScript framework and the ins-and-outs of adding interactivity in the browser. Once you’re up to speed with JavaScript in the browser, you’ll learn Node.js, a popular JavaScript platform for writing and using JavaScript applications outside of the browser.
Please review Course Overview and if remember to provide suggested donation to help us provide the resources to support this course. *Subject to Change*
– Suggested $5 donation per class OR $40 for full course; you may pay in full via Meetup or arrange payment in person or at each class.

May
23
Mon
Newark Recreation Wrestling program
May 23 @ 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

On Thursday, Mayor Ras J. Baraka spoke before the board of the Port Authority of NY/NJ and expressed his views on... https://t.co/jkql9GpOlJ | Tweeted On: Apr 29, 2016

I posted a new photo to Facebook https://t.co/zMVfrAJi1o | Tweeted On: Apr 28, 2016

Mayor Baraka speaks before the board of the Port Authority of NY and NJ.: https://t.co/bJ6IUUK4wl via @YouTube | Tweeted On: Apr 28, 2016

Join us today at 5:30 for OCCUPY THE BLOCK at Salem Street & Rockland Terrace. #takingbackourstreets https://t.co/MsqVT56GUL | Tweeted On: Apr 28, 2016

Mayor Baraka is fighting possible tax increase due to irresponsible state-operation of Newark schools. https://t.co/g5LCBZdpij | Tweeted On: Apr 28, 2016

Happening now: UBER & Mayor @rasjbaraka announce #benchmark agreement for #rideshare companies https://t.co/NarJr4Xgqo | Tweeted On: Apr 27, 2016

Mayor Ras J. Baraka was at the top of the list of New Jersey's Most Influential Municipal Officials by... https://t.co/wnrtNmTm1J | Tweeted On: Apr 27, 2016

https://t.co/ziz5XNwDeO | Tweeted On: Apr 26, 2016

Mayor Baraka's Vlog April 26, 2016: https://t.co/SUUMdsg6mc via @YouTube | Tweeted On: Apr 26, 2016

Last week, Mayor #RasBaraka signed a proclamation in support of #Newark350 and the #NewarkGives campaign, an... https://t.co/M8Y5ceFxJP | Tweeted On: Apr 26, 2016

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