New Community Participates in Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative
Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, United Way of Greater Newark President and CEO Catherine Wilson, New Community Chief Operating Officer Fred Hunter, University Hospital President and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Newark Department of Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Mark Wade and IHOP Multi-Franchise Owner and Cornbread Co-Founder Adenah Bayoh, left to right, at the kickoff to the Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative. Photo by RyArMo Photography Studio.

New Community Participates in Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative

New Community is one of the community organizations working to ensure residents of color have access to COVID-19 vaccines through the Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative. The initiative kicked off on…

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New Community Corporation Summer Camp Goes Virtual for 2020
Kaleb Martinez participates in a STEM session during New Community Corporation’s free virtual summer camp. Photo courtesy of Tecia Martinez.

New Community Corporation Summer Camp Goes Virtual for 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible to run New Community Corporation’s annual summer camp in the traditional way, staff members began working on an alternative to engage children in…

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NCC Helps Teen Empowerment Network Participants On The Road To College
Teen Empowerment Network (T.E.N.) Coordinator Michael Schiavo, left, works with Luis Santiago. Santiago, who is legally blind, has been accepted to Bloomfield College for the fall semester.

NCC Helps Teen Empowerment Network Participants On The Road To College

New Community recently launched the Teen Empowerment Network (T.E.N.), which aims to help high school juniors and seniors living in Newark prepare for college. One success story is Luis Santiago,…

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NCC After-School Program Provides Enrichment To Thirteenth Avenue School Students
Dance instructor Kimberly Thomas, left, leads second-graders in a dance class as part of a free after-school enrichment program at Thirteenth Avenue School that New Community operates.

NCC After-School Program Provides Enrichment To Thirteenth Avenue School Students

Second-graders at Thirteenth Avenue/Dr. MLK, Jr. School in Newark enjoy a free after-school enrichment program that New Community Corporation operates. Children enjoy a variety of activities meant to engage them…

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New Harmony House Director Passionate About Housing
Yonette Fredericks became the Director of Harmony House Jan. 29.

New Harmony House Director Passionate About Housing

Yonette Fredericks has had a passion for housing for many years. She’s happy to be the director of Harmony House, New Community’s transitional housing facility for homeless families. As director,…

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