Media Coverage Featuring New Community

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2024 Coverage
New Community Corporation Board Chairman Yamba Retires, New Jersey Business Magazine, Feb. 23, 2024
Dr. A. Zachary Yamba Retires as Chairman of New Community Board of Directors, RLS Media, Feb. 23, 2024
2023 Coverage
Newark Woman Turns 100: ‘I’m Blessed To Be An Old Lady’, Newark Patch, Dec. 19, 2023
Food insecurity grows in underserved communities as food banks struggle to keep up with the demand, WBGO Journal, Aug. 22, 2023
2022 Coverage
Gagneron selected as CEO of New Community Corp., Essex News Daily, Dec. 5, 2022
New Community Corporation Appoints New CEO, TAPinto Newark, Dec. 2, 2022
Newark’s New Community Corp. selects former United Way COO as new CEO, ROI-NJ, Dec. 1, 2022
Gagneron Selected as CEO of New Community Corporation, NJBIA, Dec. 1, 2022
Former Chief Operating Officer of United Way Tapped as CEO of Newark NCC, RLS Media, Dec. 1, 2022
From Homeless to Hospital Worker: New Community Resident Builds Career from Scratch, NJBIA, Oct. 5, 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
NJ City Cracks Down on Banks Buying Houses, Then Renting Them Out (NCC Director of Community Engagement participated in press conference), NBC New York, May 4, 2022
New Community Corp.’s Family Resource Success Center offers free tax prep, Essex News Daily, March 13, 2022
Newark Nonprofit New Community to Offer Free Tax Prep Services, TAPinto Newark, March 12, 2022
Free Tax Prep From New Community Family Resource Success Center, New Jersey Business Magazine, March 11, 2022
New Community Career & Technical Institute Welcomes New Director, New Jersey Business Magazine, Feb. 23, 2022
NJ National Guard’s Support Commended at Newark Care Facility Amid Staffing Shortage, TAPinto Newark, Feb. 23, 2022
Air Force Vet, Education Professional Leads Newark-based Career & Technical Institute, TAPinto Newark, Feb. 15, 2022
New Community Corporate Offices in Newark Renamed in Honor of Founder, RLS Media, Jan. 19, 2022
How This University Hospital Worker Got His Start at a Newark-based Career Program, TAPinto Newark, Jan. 17, 2022
New Community Dedicates Newark Corporate Offices, Honoring Founder, TAPinto Newark, Jan. 16, 2022
2021 Coverage
New Community Helps Newark Residents Get Rental Assistance, Newark Patch, Dec. 3, 2021
Bank of America awards $4.2M in grants to 75 nonprofits, ROI-NJ, Nov. 30, 2021
New Community helps connect Newark residents to rental assistance, Essex News Daily, Nov. 30, 2021
How Newark Nonprofit New Community is Helping Connect Newark Residents to Rental Assistance, TAPinto Newark, Nov. 26, 2021
New Community Helps Connect Newark Residents to Rental Assistance, RLS Media, Nov. 22, 2021
See How This Newark Outreach Program Helped a High School Dropout Earn Their Certification in Culinary Arts, TAPinto Newark, Oct. 27, 2021
New Community Corporation Employee Serves Newark for Four Decades, TAPinto Newark, Aug. 3, 2021
Newark-based Education Program Helps Two Women Pursue Higher Education, TAPinto Newark, June 25, 2021
New Community Launches New Brand, Prepares for Post Pandemic Aftermath for Social Service Institutions in New Jersey, RLS Media, April 12, 2021
New Community Corp. Career Program Puts Former Homeless Student on Path to Success, TAPinto Newark, March 29, 2021
Newark Officials, Community Leaders Partner to Launch Equitable Vaccine Distribution Program (New Community participated in the Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative), TAPinto Newark, March 23, 2021
Rohrman, CEO of Newark’s New Community Corp., announces retirement, ROI-NJ, March 18, 2021
New Community Corporation CEO Announces Retirement, TAPinto Newark, March 18, 2021
Richard Rohrman to Retire from New Community Corporation, Insider NJ, March 18, 2021
Here’s How This Newark Nursing Home Is Keeping Coronavirus At Bay (New Community Extended Care Facility has not had a resident test positive for COVID-19 since June), Newark Patch, Feb. 23, 2021
Newark Care Facility’s COVID-19 Prevention Efforts Met with Positive Results (New Community Extended Care Facility has not had a resident test positive for COVID-19 since June), TAPinto Newark, Feb. 19, 2021
2020 Coverage
Newark 2020: Workforce development initiative hasn’t let pandemic stop it from reaching its goals (New Community is a community hub for Newark 2020), ROI-NJ, Sept. 28, 2020
Newark’s New Community Hangs Tough in Pandemic, WBGO, Sept. 21, 2020
2019 Coverage
‘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
Rutgers Community Health Center Aims to Increase Access with New Location (New Community Corporation is a partner with the health center, which is located in its health care building), TAPinto Newark, Dec. 16, 2019
Rutgers Community Health Center Celebrates New Location with Ribbon-Cutting Featuring First Lady of NJ Tammy Snyder Murphy (New Community Corporation is a partner with the health center, which is located in its health care building), Rutgers School of Nursing, Dec. 16, 2019
Nonprofits, City Leaders Take Stock of Newark’s Racial Wealth Gap and How to Improve (New Community Corporation participated in the event), TAPinto Newark, Nov. 4, 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
2018 Coverage
Commission in Newark to target gentrification (New Community Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri was part of the press conference), New York Amsterdam News, Dec. 13, 2018
Newark Announces Creation of Commission to Prevent Gentrification and Assure Equitable Growth (New Community Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri was part of the press conference),, Dec. 7, 2018
To Get a Better Job, First Train for the Job Training (highlights New Community’s workforce training programs), New York Times, Sept. 4, 2018
Newark Residents Collected $13 Million from Free Tax Prep Program in 2018 (highlights New Community’s involvement in initiative), TAPinto Newark, July 31, 2018
Late Newark Monsignor Helped Transform City After 1967 Riots, Newark Patch, June 11, 2018
Founder of New Community Corporation and Newark institution Monsignor William J. Linder dies, TAPinto Newark, June 9, 2018
Mgsr. William J. Linder, a force for transformation in Newark, is dead at 82,, June 8, 2018
2017 Coverage
$160 Million Deal Helps Preserve More than 800 Units in New Jersey (coverage of New Community renovating its affordable housing units), Affordable Housing Finance, Dec. 12, 2017
Affordable-Housing Industry Braces for GOP Tax Overhaul (coverage of New Community renovating its affordable housing units), The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 28, 2017
A Better Life Awaits Newarkers Experiencing Homelessness (coverage of New Community’s grand opening of A Better Life), Jersey Digs, Nov. 6, 2017
New Jersey’s 1st ‘Safe Haven’ Homeless Shelter Opens (coverage of New Community’s grand opening of A Better Life), Newark Patch, Oct. 25, 2017
‘A Better Life’ opens in Newark for chronically homeless (coverage of New Community’s grand opening of A Better Life), NJTV News, Oct. 19, 2017
Christie Administration Celebrates Grand Opening of Supportive Housing in Newark Assisted with Sandy Recovery Funds (coverage of New Community’s grand opening of A Better Life), State of New Jersey, Oct. 18, 2017
A closer look at affordable housing as Newark adopts IZ measure (includes remarks from New Community Corporation Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri), TAPinto Newark, Oct. 5, 2017
Newark adopts ‘groundbreaking’ affordable housing ordinance (includes remarks from New Community Corporation Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri),, Oct. 4, 2017
Book tells how to empower less fortunate communities (highlights NCC founder Monsignor William J. Linder’s book “Out of the Ashes Came Hope”), Broadway World, Sept. 27, 2017
Residents win rent control battle; landlords face steeper hurdle to raise rents (includes remarks from New Community Corporation Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri),, Sept. 10, 2017
Saint Peter’s Prep students volunteer in Newark (Coverage of students spending a week at New Community Corporation), NJTV News, Aug. 14, 2017
Low-Income Families In Essex County Get Back-To-School Shopping Sprees (New Community Harmony House family featured), West Orange Patch, July 31, 2017
Out Of The Ashes Came Hope (NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder recalls the founding of the New Community Corporation in Newark in the days following the Newark rebellion of 1967), WBGO, July 28, 2017
Race, riots and reputation: Has N.J.’s largest city recovered? (includes remarks from NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder and NCC Board Member and Outreach Coordinator Madge Wilson),, July 12, 2017
The Newark race riots 50 years on: is the city in danger of repeating the past? (includes remarks from NCC Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri discussing the city’s history), The Guardian, July 11, 2017
Newark’s Jewish Community: Pre and Post 1967 Rebellion (includes remarks from NCC Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri discussing blockbusting that happened in Newark), WBGO, July 10, 2017
Many Are One Honors Two CEHS Alumna (features NCC Chief of Health and Human Services Arti Kakkar for receiving the Humanitarian of the Year Award), Seton Hall University, June 29, 2017
Newark launches multifaceted economic development strategy initiative (includes remarks from NCC Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri), TAPinto Newark, June 26, 2017
Newark sets goal of 2,020 jobs for Newarkers by 2020 (includes remarks from NCC Director of Special Projects Richard Cammarieri), NJTV News, June 26, 2017
Accreditation Supports Sustainability: Leveraging a Single Grant for the Long Term (interview with Workforce Development Center Director Rodney Brutton), Jobs for the Future, June 21, 2017
Boxing champ empowers girls at annual conference (Fabulous Me),, June 17, 2017
Empowering teen girls to promote mental health (Fabulous Me Conference), NJTV News, June 16, 2017
Harmony House Featured On Pix 11, Pix 11, March 22, 2017
Newark Today Presents ‘Four Living Mayors,’ WBGO, Feb. 4, 2017
2016 Coverage
‘A Better Life,’ Innovative Homeless Housing Coming To Newark, Jersey Digs, Oct. 3, 2016
Newark to get New Jersey’s 1st safe haven for chronically homeless, Rolling Out, Sept. 29, 2016
Developers break ground on ‘Safe Haven’ project for chronically homeless, mentally ill, FiOS1NJ, Sept. 28, 2016
A Better Life Groundbreaking, WMBC-TV, Sept. 28, 2016
NCC Breaks Ground On NJ’s First Safe Haven For Chronically Homeless, WBGO News, Sept. 28, 2016
Newark Will Get $8M ‘Safe Haven’ For Chronically Homeless, New Jersey’s First, Newark Patch, Sept. 28, 2016
Youth Training Provider Profile: New Community Corporation Automotive Technician Employment and Training Program, National Fund for Workforce Solutions, May 4, 2016
Video: LISC AmeriCorps 2016 #ServeWithMe, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, March 31, 2016
Federal Bill Could Curb Delinquent Medical Debt, WBGO News, March 23, 2016
Medical Debt Relief Act Aims To Keep Paid-Off Bills From Hurting Credit Score, Fios1NJ News, March 23, 2016
Giving Newark Residents The Tools They Need To Turn Around Their Lives, NJ Spotlight, Feb. 26, 2016
Newark Financial Centers, WMBC-TV, Feb. 26, 2016
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Chasing News, Feb. 24, 2016
LISC Looks To Partner With Businesses To Create Employment Opportunities, NJBIZ, Feb. 24, 2016
2015 Coverage
Affordable Housing Groups Pumped $12 Billion Into N.J. Economy, Officials Say,, Sept. 29, 2015
Educate And Empower: Tools For Building Community Wealth, Democracy Collaborative, co-authored by Keane Bhatt and Steve Dubb, Aug. 10, 2015
‘Back 2 School Store’ Provides Relief For Families In Need, TAP, Aug. 6, 2015
Cultural Exchange: International Student Swap Stories With Newark Youth,, Aug. 4, 2015
NJ Women’s Leadership Conference, WMBC-TV, June 12, 2015
Adopt A Resident Day at New Community Extended Care Facility, FiOS1 NJ, May 15, 2015
Five Candidates Spar In Newark School Board Forum Hosted At New Community, Local Talk News, April 3, 2015
Read And Believe At NCC On Saturday,, March 25, 2015
Newark’s Renaissance And The Role Of The Nonprofit CDC, Nonprofit Quarterly, March 19, 2015
Who Is Still Signing Up For Obamacare In Newark? WNYC, Feb. 9, 2015
How Newark Is Putting City’s Jobless To Work,, Jan. 28, 2015
Need A Job In Newark? These Organizations Can Help,, Jan. 28, 2015
2014 Coverage
Newark Leaders Criticize Deal To Sell Saint Michael’s Medical Center,, Nov. 12, 2014
Newark Mayor, Others Urge N.J. To Reject Prime Takeover Of Saint Michael’s, NJBIZ, Nov. 12, 2014
Newark ShopRite To Hire 200 Workers As Site Opens In 2015,, Oct. 10, 2014
Tale Of Two Towns: Newark, Irvington Mayors Tackle Housing Issues, NJ Spotlight, Sept. 25, 2014
Christie Administration Funds Automotive Training Course Grants Helping 50 Students Get Hands-On Skills At New Community Workforce Development Center, World News, Aug. 12, 2014
758 low-income kids shop for free supplies from ‘Back 2 School Store,’, Aug. 4, 2014
Student Volunteers Arrive in Newark for Weeklong Project, Newark Patch, July 30, 2014
Teens Visit Newark for Weeklong Volunteer Effort, Newark Patch, July 24, 2014
Why Young Black Men Can’t Work, Colorlines, June 25, 2014
Photo essay: A Day in the Shop, Colorlines, June 25, 2014
Formerly Homeless Teen To Share at New Community’s 20th Annual Golf Classic, The Alternative Press, June 19, 2014
New Jersey Nurse Leader Offers Guiding Hand, New Jersey Action Coalition, April 10, 2014