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  • 2017 Fabulous Me Conference Draws 220 Young Women

    About 220 girls ages 11 to 17 attended this year's Fabulous Me: Celebration of Womanhood conference hosted by the Family Service Bureau of Newark, an affiliate of New Community Corporation. This year's theme was #FightLikeAGirl with a fitting keynote speaker: five-time world and international boxing champion Mia St. John. St. John talked about her struggles growing up as a Mexican-American, battling alcohol and drug addiction, dealing with obsessive compulsive disorder and the loss of ...

    Posted at June 19, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Summer Camp 2017 Schedule

    New Community Education and Youth Services Summer Camp for children ages 5 to 13 runs from June 26 to Aug. 11. Activities include swimming, weekly field trips, academic enrichment, sports, arts and crafts and recreational programs. Check out the calendar of events for the entire camp session by clicking here. The camp is located at New Community Neighborhood Center, 56-68 Hayes St., Newark. For more information, call Education and Youth Services ...

    Posted at June 19, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • 2017 Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference: #FightLikeAGirl

    SOUTH ORANGE (June 13, 2017) — Five-time world and international boxing champion Mia St. John will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Fabulous Me: Celebration of Womanhood Conference Friday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Seton Hall University. Her daughter, Paris St. John – a singer, songwriter and mental health advocate – will also address the attendees. The ...

    Posted at June 13, 2017 | By : | Categories : Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Register Online For Summer Camp 2017

    New Community Education and Youth Services is offering Summer Camp for children ages 5 to 13. Camp will run from June 26 to Aug. 11. The cost is $90 per week (Programs for Parents is accepted) and there is ongoing enrollment through the summer. Register online here. Activities will include swimming, weekly field trips, academic enrichment, sports, arts and crafts and recreational programs. Check out ...

    Posted at June 12, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • FSB To Host Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference 2017

    The Family Service Bureau of Newark is hosting the Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference Friday, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Seton Hall University. It is designed to educate, empower and inspire young women ages 11 to 17. This year’s keynote speaker is Mia St. John, a five-time World and International Boxing Champion who was recently inducted into the National ...

    Posted at June 1, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Harmony House Featured On Pix 11

    Pix 11's Mario Diaz interviewed staff from Harmony House, New Community's transitional housing facility for homeless families, on March 22, 2017, to highlight the crucial services that are offered to the community, such as transitional housing, intensive case management, supportive services, life skills training, permanent housing placement and connection to resources. Senior Case Manager Lisa Chavis and Assistant Program Manager Dametria Wertz spoke with Pix 11 about how Harmony House can help to prevent tragedies, such ...

    Posted at March 23, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Posted at March 17, 2017 | By : | Categories : Adult Learning Center,Blog | 0 Comment
  • ‘A Better Life’ Gets Nod On WBGO

    Newark Mayor Ras Baraka highlighted the work of New Community in addressing chronic homelessness in Newark recently during a panel discussion and call-in show on "Newark Today" on WBGO. The show featured Newark's four living mayors—Ras Baraka, Cory Booker, Sharpe James and Ken Gibson—with host Michael Hill as they reflected on both the history of Newark and the future of the city. Note: New Community is referenced by Mayor Baraka around time stamp 19:45.

    Posted at February 7, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Youth Empowerment Summit

    New Community's 2016 Youth Empowerment Summit will feature an open forum with local law enforcement that focuses on the recent police shootings across the country. Students will be given the opportunity to ask questions in relation to interactions with police. Teen dating violence and choices and consequences will also be discussed at the summit. Lunch is provided! Registration form available here. The 2016 Youth Empowerment Summit is ...

    Posted at December 5, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference: ‘Journey To The Top’

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fabulous Me Womanhood Conference: 'Journey To The Top' South Orange, NJ (June 10, 2016) — A journey has a beginning and an end, but Victoria Mahand said she wants to talk about everything that happens in between. Mahand, a National Training Specialist at the One Circle Foundation, served as the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Fabulous Me Celebration of Womanhood Conference, which is organized by the Family Service Bureau of Newark, an affiliate ...

    Posted at July 28, 2016 | By : | Categories : Press Releases | 0 Comment
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