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#OccupytheBlock

Bring tables, chairs, and board games. We will occupy this neighborhood and force out illegal activity.

Wednesday, 5.20 – Norfolk St. & Warren

Thursday, 5.21 – Wakeman & Arlington St.

Saturday, 5.23 – Bradley Court

*The action begins at 4:30 pm. 

JOIN US AT OCCUPY THE BLOCK
 

#OccupytheBlock

Bring tables, chairs, and board games. We will occupy this neighborhood and force out illegal activity.

Wednesday, 5.20 – Norfolk St. & Warren

Thursday, 5.21 – Wakeman & Arlington St.

Saturday, 5.23 – Bradley Court

*The action begins at 4:30 pm. 

JOIN US AT OCCUPY THE BLOCK  

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Mayor Baraka, NFL Legend Jim Brown and Advocate-Author Aqeela Sherrils Launch Newark Community Street Team

Newark, NJ – May 8, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, advocate-author Aqeela Sherrils, Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, Rutgers University-Newark, PSE&G, and the Victoria Foundation launched the Newark Community Street Team initiative today, at the Little City Hall, at 570 Clinton Avenue, in the City’s South Ward. The Newark Community Street Team is a six-month initiative that will place 15 outreach workers in the South Ward Model Neighborhood Initiative area (Clinton Hill) to assist approximately 100 individuals who are seeking to stabilize their lives and turn away from a life… [Full Post]

Newark Police Department Host Gun Amnesty/Buy Back; 168 Weapons Received and $22,100 Paid out to Residents

Newark, NJ – May 6, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Police Director Eugene Venable, Police Chief Anthony Campos, and the Newark Police Department announced that the City of Newark’s gun buyback held on Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at the Fourth Precinct, located at 247 16th Avenue, in Newark’s West Ward, resulted in 168 weapons received and $22,100 paid out to residents. “This gun buyback program that we are hosting, in collaboration with our law enforcement partners and other organizations, is a major part of our efforts to remove potentially dangerous weapons from… [Full Post]

Mayor Baraka Joins President Obama To Launch “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance” At Lehman College In The Bronx

Newark, NJ –- May 6, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka and members of Newark My Brother’s Keeper Alliance joined President Barack Obama at Lehman College in The Bronx on Monday, to help launch a new private-sector entity, the “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.” The President spoke at the launching, which was followed by a roundtable discussion with young men from across the country, including Newark. The new initiative, an extension of the acclaimed White House program to engage young men of color, is an independent nonprofit, which will unite private sector organizations to help young men of color gain education… [Full Post]

Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s OP-ED on Public Health

Newark, NJ – April 24, 2015 – The public discourse on health care in this nation has increased exponentially since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act by President Barack Obama five years ago. Indeed, from the ambitious goals set forth in the federal Healthy People 2020 program – which, among other goals – reduces the proportion of persons who are unable to obtain necessary medical care to the partisan bickering in the halls of Congress over the future of the disparagingly referenced “Obamacare,” it’s all about the health of the citizens of America. Or so it would seem. In… [Full Post]

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Be part of this important, thought-provoking discussion when the mayor and moderator Marcia Wilson Brown, Rutgers-Newark Vice Chancellor for External and Governmental Relations, join a panel of city administrators and other leaders during this Town Hall on Healthcare;. This forum will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

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Mayor Baraka, The Nightly Show

Mayor Baraka Comedy Central

This week, Mayor Baraka appeared on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show hosted by Larry Wilmore. Mayor Baraka was joined by rapper Cam’ron in a panel discussion on snitchin’.

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State of Newark 3.0

Stream Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s first State of the City Address and read the 2015 Report which outlines the present and future of Newark 3.0:

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State of Newark 3.0

Stream Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s first State of the City Address and read the 2015 Report which outlines the present and future of Newark 3.0:

WATCH HERE  

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#Newark students protesting outside of City Hall. http://t.co/0Pls3ZEgZ1 | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

#Newark #students have spoken! #StudentProtest #Education #school #EducationReform #Edu #class #classes #WEARENEWARK http://t.co/r0AKWXBRaD | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

Have you heard of the Newark Youth Court? Newark Youth Court members first go through a two-month training... http://t.co/I4qnr79Yvl | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

Newark raised college basketball stars Iasia and Isaiah will host the first ever brother & sister basketball... http://t.co/Jn7xZnK5fv | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

Seton Hall Law graduation today. Be prepared for heavy traffic this morning and into the early part of the afternoon. http://t.co/bB6zV6UYd9 | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

Receive free medical assessments, immunizations, health screenings, and more at #BetterBlockNewark on 6/6. Noon-6PM. http://t.co/LOkGxeCnr2 | Tweeted On: May 22, 2015

#OccupytheBlock TODAY at Wakeman Ave & Arlington St. 4:30 PM. Help us TAKE BACK OUR NEIGHBORHOODS! http://t.co/DN04vcSoVj | Tweeted On: May 21, 2015

Join Mayor @rasjbaraka and @RevJJackson at @Rutgers_Newark for economic summit w/VIP reception on 6.2 Register here: http://t.co/35sui8p5VG | Tweeted On: May 21, 2015

Students from the Newark Educators Community Charter school are here right now receiving a tour of City Hall.... http://t.co/8lqFjD1k9I | Tweeted On: May 21, 2015

The Office of The Mayor is on Nextdoor! Sign up today to receive updates and alerts. https://t.co/ruisVcbyiP via @Nextdoor | Tweeted On: May 21, 2015

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