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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Essex County Honors Trish Morris-Yamba and Kenneth A. Gibson with Memorial Plaques Along Legends Way
NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, center, after unveiling the memorial plaque honoring his late wife Trish Morris-Yamba along Legends Way.

Essex County Honors Trish Morris-Yamba and Kenneth A. Gibson with Memorial Plaques Along Legends Way

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and the Board of Chosen Freeholders dedicated memorial plaques along Legends Way to five individuals who made great contributions to the county during their lives.…

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Remembering Founding NCC Board Member And Newark’s First Black Mayor Ken Gibson
Ken Gibson was a founding board member for New Community Corporation, as well as Newark’s first black mayor. Photo courtesy of Tracey Battles.

Remembering Founding NCC Board Member And Newark’s First Black Mayor Ken Gibson

Ken Gibson is best known for being the first black mayor of Newark, but he was also a founding board member of New Community Corporation. He passed away March 29…

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