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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Extended Care Rehab Helps Patients Recover and Return Home
Josephine Jackson-DeVore went to New Community Extended Care Facility for rehabilitation after a hospital stay. After less than four weeks, she was back home. Photo courtesy of Adrian DeVore.

Extended Care Rehab Helps Patients Recover and Return Home

In addition to providing quality long-term care for residents, New Community Extended Care Facility offers short-term rehabilitation for individuals in need of those services. These shorter stays allow for patients…

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Extended Care Provides ‘Amazing Experience’ for Married Couple
Steven and Jessica Johnson have both spent time recovering at New Community Extended Care Facility. Jessica Johnson had such a positive experience at the facility that she insisted her husband recuperate there. Photo courtesy of Jessica Johnson.

Extended Care Provides ‘Amazing Experience’ for Married Couple

Steven and Jessica Johnson have been married for more than 30 years and have shared many experiences together. Due to different circumstances, they both have required stays at a skilled…

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Newark’s New Community Corporation Serves as Nationwide Model for Providing Cohesive Human Services During COVID-19 and Civil Unrest Pandemics

New Community Corporation (NCC), affectionately known as “New Community,” continues to help Newark residents improve lives amidst increased racial tensions and this year’s COVID-19 pandemic. Financially stable; self-sufficient; and strategically…

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New Community Prepares for Staff’s Return to On-Site Work
Members of New Community’s Safe Reopening Committee assess workspaces at New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) July 9. The committee, tasked with helping department directors in their plans to bring employees back to their desks, conducted site visits throughout the NCC network to ensure social distancing was possible and determine the need for signage. Photo courtesy of Benjamin Galvez.

New Community Prepares for Staff’s Return to On-Site Work

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists nationwide, New Community continues to take steps to ensure its sites are as safe as possible for employees, residents and clients. The Safe Reopening Committee…

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Coping with COVID-19: How New Community is Helping During the Pandemic
NCC’s Resident Services Department has continued providing food to those in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. From left to right: Manor Senior Resident Services Coordinators Erika Furcal and Guadalupe Cepeda and Home Friend Program Coordinator/Food Pantry Representative Flavia Pinheiro. Photo courtesy of Resident Services.

Coping with COVID-19: How New Community is Helping During the Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of life for people and businesses around the world. New Community has had to make adjustments to its operations, but it has…

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