Volume 10 • Issue 6 June 2018 newcommunity.org

Workforce Development Center Becomes First Newark 2020 Hub

New Community Workforce Development Center has become the first community hub of the Newark 2020 initiative, which aims to connect 2,020 Newark residents to employment that provides family sustainable wages by the end of 2020.

As a hub, New Community Workforce Development Center is responsible for reaching out to individuals who signed up and submitted information through the Newark 2020 website, assessing their educational and professional backgrounds and connecting them to employment opportunities.

“We are serving as the liaison between Newark 2020 applicants and employers,” said New Community Workforce Development Center Director Rodney Brutton.

Another part of being a community hub is providing employability skills training, helping candidates with resumes, practicing interviews and offering assistance in preparation for employment opportunities.


Academic Enrichment Students Introduced To Coding

Computer programming is an in-demand field with high paying jobs and has been called the most important job skill of the future. For many, the ins and outs of how computer programs work are a mystery.

But students in the New Community Workforce Development Center Academic Enrichment program were introduced to that world thanks to the Newark City of Coding Initiative.


Extended Care To Host Community Health Fair June 29

New Community Extended Care Facility will behosting its annual Community Health Fair June 29at noon in the parking lot of the facility, located at266 South Orange Ave., Newark.

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