Community check-in TONIGHT, citywide meetings you can attend, and more...

We know life is full, and it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the things, so we've put together a quick snapshot of what's happening around Newark.

We know life is full, and it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the things, so we've put together a quick snapshot of what's happening around Newark.

Good Day, Newark!

We know life is full, and it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the things, so we've put together a quick snapshot of what's happening around Newark.

Did you catch the Newark Municipal Council Meeting on November 14, 2022?

You can also check out past meetings here.

Check out our latest below on signing up to speak at council meetings and citywide meetings you can attend before the end of the year:

How to Sign Up to Speak at Our City Council Meetings

Newark residents can sign up to speak at council meetings and voice their opinions to the Municipal council. Read more.

Citywide Meetings You Can Attend Before the End of 2022

Here's a schedule of citywide meetings for residents to get engaged, involved and stay informed. Read more.

Newark, Are We Okay?

A gentle reminder, we are hosting a community check-in conversation in partnership with Newark Community Action Network TONIGHT, 11/17, that will include a panel on how to cope, seasonal depression, and sharing community information + resources. There has been a lot happening here in Newark, and we want to break bread, be in the community, and share resources with you. Food and drinks will be provided. Register here


Applications are open until 11/21 for our 2023 reporting fellows! We invite you to apply to join our 6-week community-centered media lab. Over six weeks, our cohort will work together on how place-based information and solutions can be presented through media making and journalism. Selected reporting fellows will receive a $1000 stipend. Join us as we explore how to fill information gaps impacting communities of color and all people living on the margins. Learn more and apply here.

Calling out Newark Content Creators...

We’re hiring established content creators who can create engaging weekly content about Newark life and different issues impacting the community to join our creative team. If you put on for your city like no other, Send us an email [] with your resume links and a 12-second reel about why you're the best fit for this collaboration

Turn on notifications and make sure we're not in your spam to get updates on when and where to register for upcoming events and our reporting fellowship opportunities. Thank you for being our community.

In solidarity,

The Team

Opportunity Alert!

Do you know a mighty good teen??? The Mighty Good Fellowship is open today for high school sophomores and juniors in Camden, Atlantic City, and Newark. Fellows will work with community leaders to tell written, audio, and visual stories about their neighborhoods, families, and lives. Accepted students will earn up to $1500 in scholarship funds. Learn more and apply

Things To Do in Newark This Weekend...

Support Noelle Lorraine Williams at her Mural Celebration:

Work and Serve the Hour, Lifting as We Climb

Fri, November 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Click the pic to Register or register here.

NMOA: November Family Sundays:

November 20 & 27, 2022, 10 am - 5 pmFREE with General Admin Tics.

Enjoy a day of fun activities for the whole family at The Newark Museum of Art!

Timeline of Activities: 10 am-5 pm – MakerSPACE (for kids of all ages)An interactive area where kids of all ages play, tinker, and create independently.

1-4 pm – Family Drop-In: Woven Art (for kids ages 5-10) Construct a beautiful hanging art piece by weaving colorful yarn.

Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.

Click the pic to Register or register here.

Pull up to The Den at Marcus B&P for a chill night of sounds by The Vibe and Shell Spin and a live performance by Eboni Pierce. Our host will set the mood while you enjoy food and drink specials.

Each ticket sold will be donated to Akin, a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a safe space for creatives, entrepreneurs, and business owners from historically oppressed communities to work, collaborate, cultivate community, and conduct business.

As a collective of artists, innovators, and revolutionaries, they aim to provide a nurturing space where dreams, ideas, and culture can thrive and blossom without obstruction and hindrance.

Hit up our text line that will provide a map of food pantries near you!

We would be unable to do this work without the funding support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the NJ Civic Information Consortium. Thank you for believing in us and the power of community media and local journalism!

Want to find ways to support our work or learn more? Email or donate here.

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Newark, New Jersey 07102

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