New Community Mourns Loss of Youth Services Employee
Coleman Brooks worked with children in New Community’s after school program and summer camp before his death Sept. 16. Photo courtesy of Yvonne Brooks.

New Community Mourns Loss of Youth Services Employee

Coleman Brooks always had a smile to share, whether he was with his family, colleagues or the children he served. He was employed in New Community’s Youth Services Department for…

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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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Harmony House After-School Program Helps Kids Excel
Harmony House Youth Coordinator Angela Hall helps a student with homework during the after-school program.

Harmony House After-School Program Helps Kids Excel

Children in kindergarten through seventh grade living at Harmony House, New Community’s transitional housing facility for homeless families, have a place to go once the school day ends to enhance…

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