Press Releases

  • Dr. A. Zachary Yamba Named New Community Corporation Board President

    Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, who joined the New Community Corporation Board of Directors in September 2012, was unanimously voted ...

    Posted at August 6, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Monsignor William J. Linder, Founder Of New Community Corporation, Has Passed Away

    Monsignor William J. Linder, a pioneer in America’s community development movement who founded New Community Corporation in 1968, passed away June 8. He was 82. New Community is a nonprofit organization that transformed a blighted area of Newark following the 1967 riots by building new housing and providing critical services like job training. Under Monsignor’s leadership, New Community grew from a single housing development to an ...

    Posted at June 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • New Community Workforce Development Center Awarded National Accreditation

    New Community Workforce Development Center Director Rodney Brutton holds the certificate of accreditation awarded to the school by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. He’s surrounded by students and ...

    Posted at March 26, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • New Community Corporation Hosts Grand Opening Of Housing Facility For The Chronically Homeless

    NEWARK — New Community Corporation hosted about 100 people Oct. 18 for the grand opening of its new supportive housing facility for the chronically homeless, which is also New Jersey’s first HUD Safe Haven model development. Called A Better Life, the facility will house chronically homeless individuals, many who suffer from mental illness. They will live in studio apartments at 101 Fourteenth Ave. in Newark that include a private bathroom that is ...

    Posted at October 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Golfing Fundraiser Supports Homeless Families, Education Programs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Golfing For A Cause Raises Funds For Homeless Families, Education Programs West Orange, NJ (June 28, 2016) — Jasmine Thompson’s greatest fear in becoming homeless was having her family split apart. When she arrived at Harmony House, New Community’s transitional housing facility for homeless families, she discovered a 102-unit haven in Newark with apartments for each family, 24-hour security and supportive services. “The most important thing was keeping my family together,” said Thompson, 31, of ...

    Posted at July 28, 2016 | By : | Categories : Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • New Community Hosts Teens For Week-long Urban Immersion

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Community Hosts Teens For Week-long Urban Immersion Newark, NJ (July 28, 2016) — Ten teens have swapped life in the suburbs for a week-long urban immersion in Newark this week. The reason? Some lessons are best taught outside the classroom. The high school students, who attend Saint Peter’s Prep and are from various suburban towns in New Jersey, will gain firsthand experiences as they spend one week volunteering with inner city children, job seekers, the ...

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