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New Community Media Coverage
Gagneron Selected as CEO of New Community Corporation, NJBIA, Dec. 1, 2022
Newly Renovated Reading Center Comes To Newark, TAPinto Newark, Aug. 8, 2022
Students In Newark-based Building Trades Program Are Getting A Chance To Explore Career Pathways, TAPinto Newark, May 16, 2022
New Community Dedicates Newark Corporate Offices, Honoring Founder, TAPinto Newark, Jan. 16, 2022
New Community Helps Connect Newark Residents to Rental Assistance, RLS Media, Nov. 22, 2021
New Community Corporation Employee Serves Newark for Four Decades, TAPinto Newark, Aug. 3, 2021
New Community Launches New Brand, Prepares for Post Pandemic Aftermath for Social Service Institutions in New Jersey, RLS Media, April 12, 2021
Rohrman, CEO of Newark’s New Community Corp., announces retirement, ROI-NJ, March 18, 2021
Here’s How This Newark Nursing Home Is Keeping Coronavirus At Bay, Newark Patch, Feb. 23, 2021
Newark Care Facility’s COVID-19 Prevention Efforts Met with Positive Results, TAPinto Newark, Feb. 19, 2021
Nonprofit Profile: New Community Corp., making a difference in the inner city, ROI-NJ, Feb. 8, 2021
Newark’s New Community Hangs Tough in Pandemic, WBGO, Sept. 21, 2020
‘Beacon of hope’: New Rutgers community health center opens in Newark (New Community Corporation is a partner with the health center, which is located in its health care building),, Dec. 17, 2019
60 Former Prison Inmates In NJ Get New Careers, Fresh Starts (New Community Career & Technical Institute hosted the press conference), Newark Patch, Oct. 30, 2019
To Get a Better Job, First Train for the Job Training (highlights New Community workforce training), New York Times, Sept. 4, 2018
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Simone Gagneron Selected as Chief Executive Officer of New Community Corporation — Nov. 30, 2022 — New Community Corporation, one of the nation’s largest community development organizations, has appointed Simone Gagneron as its Chief Executive Officer, effective Dec. 1, 2022. She succeeds Richard Rohrman who retired in 2021. Read more
New Community Launches New Brand — April 12, 2021 — New Community, one of the country’s largest community development corporations in the nation and the second largest lessor in the City of Newark, is pleased to announce the launch of its new brand identity. The rebrand reflects the trailblazing organization’s desire to humanize the brand and highlight its flagship service offerings of affordable housing, education/workforce development, quality health care and 360 degree social services in a post pandemic world. Read more
Richard Rohrman to Retire from New Community Corporation — March 18, 2021 — New Community Corporation, one of the nation’s largest community development organizations, has announced that Richard Rohrman, CEO, has decided to retire effective May 31, 2021. Read more
Newark’s New Community Corporation Serves as Nationwide Model for Providing Cohesive Human Services During COVID-19 and Civil Unrest Pandemics — Sept. 9, 2020 — 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. Read more
Free COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Services Available to Residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties — June 12, 2020 — Family Service Bureau of Newark, an affiliate of New Community Corporation, is offering the NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) for residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties. Services are offered free of charge for families, individuals and youth and are available in multiple languages. Read more
NCCTI Partners with NJ CAR and Others to Provide Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities to Automotive and Diesel Students
— July 24, 2019 — New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI), in partnership with the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR), Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s Office and the Newark Alliance, is offering paid apprenticeship opportunities in the automotive and diesel technician fields. Read more
Dr. A. Zachary Yamba Named New Community Corporation Board President
— Aug. 6, 2018 — Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, who joined the New Community Corporation Board of Directors in September 2012, was unanimously voted into the position of Board President. Read more
Monsignor William J. Linder, Founder Of New Community Corporation, Has Passed Away
— June 8, 2018 — 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. Read more
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