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  • Teenagers Spend Week Volunteering In Newark At New Community Corporation

    NEWARK – Ten rising juniors from Saint Peter’s Prep spent a week volunteering with New Community Corporation as part of the school’s annual immersion trip program. The young men from the all-male prep school in Jersey City got firsthand experience of Newark, a city most of them knew little about. The teenagers spent the week at different New Community locations, performing a variety of tasks. They cleaned units at Harmony House, New Community’s ...

    Posted at August 11, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Hundreds Of Needy Students Receive Free Items For Upcoming School Year

    WEST ORANGE (July 31, 2017) – Excitement was in the air Sunday as children from throughout Essex County got paired up with personal shoppers to help them navigate the Back 2 School Store, a one-day pop-up “department store” that provided new clothing, shoes and school supplies to children identified by local social service agencies, including New Community Corporation, as being in need. Nearly 800 economically disadvantaged Essex County students went on a shopping spree where they ...

    Posted at July 31, 2017 | By : | Categories : Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Housing Project For Chronically Homeless Nears Completion

    Homeless individuals will soon have a new place to live. Construction is about 85 percent complete for A Better Life, New Community Corporation’s housing project for the chronically homeless. The facility is ...

    Posted at July 14, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • NCC Holds 23rd Annual Golf Outing

    It was a beautiful day for New Community's 23rd Annual Golf Outing, held at the Montclair Golf Club in West Orange June 27. Fifteen teams took to the course, all in support of NCC educational programs, the Monsignor William J. Linder Scholarship Fund and Harmony House, NCC’s transitional living facility for homeless families. After an afternoon of driving and putting, participants enjoyed a dinner and reception where they heard from ...

    Posted at June 28, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • 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
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