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  • From the Cradle to the Golden Years

    The New Community headquarters float used the theme “From the Cradle to the Golden Years,” during the 30th Annual Parade to depict the full array of services the organization  has offered to individuals ranging from infants to seniors since its founding in 1968.  The Annual Parade and Festival was held on September 21, 2013.

    Posted at September 23, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Harmony House Featured on Second Chance Toy Blog

    HARMONY HOUSE FEATURED ON SECOND CHANCE TOYS BLOG When a child is displaced, their world is suddenly turned upside down. Familiar surroundings and faces are gone which can lead to feelings of fear and insecurity. Here at New Community Harmony House, a transitional housing facility for homeless families located in Newark New Jersey, we recognize that children’s trauma needs to be addressed forthrightly and on their level. In addition to connecting families to the services ...

    Posted at September 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Golfing For A Cause

    GOLFING FOR A CAUSE  Children served by New Community Corporation were among the guests during the organization’s 19th Annual Golf Classic held recently at the Montclair Golf Club in West Orange. In this photo, students from NCC’s Community Hills Early Learning Center in Newark are shown having lunch on the outdoor patio overlooking the scenic ...

    Posted at September 18, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Healthy September recipes from leading Essex County chefs

    Larry M. Dyer and Marcelin V. Faison are students in New Community Corp's Culinary Arts Specialist Program. The students serve lunch daily at the New Community Culinary Cafe, located at 266 South Orange Ave. in Newark....MORE...  

    Posted at September 10, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • From Homeless To Homeowner

    From Homeless To Homeowner By Ashley Maxwell Joyce Misiani, mother of four children, was once numbered among the homeless. Today, however, she is a proud homeowner. “Life is what you make it to be,” said Misiani, who now owns a three bedroom house in Irvington. Misiani and her children were sleeping ...

    Posted at September 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
  • Cultural Exchange Leads Students to Embrace Their Peers From Around the World

    “I Need You to Survive” Cultural Exchange Leads Students to Embrace Their Peers From Around the World Nearly 200 teens, including those from Newark and continents like Asia, Africa and Australia, took part in a cultural exchange at New Community Corporation this summer that led them to realize they had more in common than they ...

    Posted at September 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Hundreds Expected To Turn Out For Annual Parade and Festival

    Hundreds Expected To Turn Out For Annual Parade and Festival Bands, colorful floats, an array of children’s activities and live entertainment will all be featured attractions during New Community’s 30th Annual Advocacy Parade and Family Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the annual display of community pride and unity, with the parade stepping off from ...

    Posted at September 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 2 Comments
  • Harmony Day Offers Information, As Well As Fun

    Harmony Day Offers Information, As Well As Fun Women signed-up for free mammograms being offered through University Hospital, while other individuals gathered information on preventing childhood lead poisoning or enrolling in a business college. On the lighter side, dozens of youngsters had their faces painted in an array of colors and received balloons tied in different shapes from ...

    Posted at September 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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  • Saint Peter’s Prep Students Immerse Themselves During Visit

    Saint Peter’s Prep Students Immerse Themselves During Visit A group of 13 students from Saint Peter’s Prep School in Jersey City spent a week at New Community as part of a program designed to expose them to the challenges found in an inner-city environment and what the organization is doing to help combat problems ...

    Posted at September 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment