Volume 9 • Issue 3 March 2017 newcommunity.org

Vocational Training At NCC Prepares Job Seekers For In-Demand Careers

Are you looking for a new career in an in-demand industry? New Community Workforce Development Center is here to help you.

The Workforce Development Center, located at 274 South Orange Ave. in Newark, is currently accepting applications for its new session of classes that start in May. The vocational training provided at the Workforce Development Center—for automotive technician, building trades, culinary arts and health care—prepare graduates for employment in sectors where job opportunities are growing. In 2016, NCC successfully placed 72 percent of graduates in permanent jobs.

“NCC’s Workforce Development Center is one of the area’s best kept secrets. We offer quality employment and training services in fields that are in demand,” Director Rodney Brutton said.


Mayor Baraka Discusses Public Safety At Town Hall Hosted At NCC

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said that residents have a key role to play in helping make the city safer.

“There’s still too much violence,” the mayor acknowledged during a town hall on public safety held at New Community’s Neighborhood Center on Hayes Street, nearby where many families reside in NCC’s low- and mid-rise housing.

However, Baraka urged residents to proactively engage with police officers patrolling their blocks, by introducing themselves and their family, building trust and promoting communication.

Come Right In: Resource Center Open House Welcomes Residents To New Location

New Community’s one-stop resource center rolled out the welcome mat for visitors recently during its Open House, which formally announced the Center’s new location.

Staff and volunteers of the Family Resource Success Center, now located at 274 South Orange Ave. in Newark, offered guests with a look at the new Center, tour of NCC departments housed in the same building and a meet and greet over refreshments.

“The location is much more desirable,” said Amelia Gamble, who attended the Open House.

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