Newark’s New Community Corporation Serves as Nationwide Model for Providing Cohesive Human Services During COVID-19 and Civil Unrest Pandemics

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. Financially stable; self-sufficient; and strategically…

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Walk the Walk: NCC’s Pledge to Double Down on Social Justice
NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder, left, stands with Judge Irwin Booker, NCC's first attorney; Congressman Joseph Minish; Willie Wright, NCC's first President and founding board member; and Joseph Chaneyfield, Vice President and founding board member after the 1967 Newark Rebellion to discuss the development of safe, decent and attractive housing for the Black community.

Walk the Walk: NCC’s Pledge to Double Down on Social Justice

For more than 50 years, New Community Corporation has walked the walk of social justice, helping residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given…

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NJHMFA Dedicates Board Room To NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder
NJHMFA Executive Director Chuck Richman, NCC CFO Elizabeth Mbakaya, NCC CEO Richard Rohrman, NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, NCC Board Member and Outreach Coordinator Madge Wilson, retired HUD Director and NCC Consultant Diane Johnson and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, left to right, pose with the plaque dedicating The Monsignor William J. Linder Executive Board Room for NJHMFA.

NJHMFA Dedicates Board Room To NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) dedicated its board room to New Community Founder Monsignor William J. Linder during a board meeting Aug. 9 in Trenton. Monsignor…

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Dr. A. Zachary Yamba Named New Community Corporation Board President
Dr. A. Zachary Yamba now serves as the Board President for the New Community Corporation Board of Directors. Photo courtesy of Dr. Yamba.

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 into the position of Board President. The vote occurred June 26,…

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