We hope the start of your year has been more than good for you! As we begin this new year, we wanted to update you on some things that have been happening since we last spoke
What's good, Newark? Happy New Year & Black History Month!
We hope the start of your year has been more than good for you!
As we begin this new year, we wanted to update you on some things that have been happening since we last spoke. We’ve had some exciting new developments, and we can’t wait to share them with you.
We have also been busy planning new events and projects for the upcoming months, so keep an eye out for those announcements.
As we continue to grow, we’d also like to remind you that your feedback is incredibly valuable to us. If you have any thoughts or suggestions on how we can improve, please don’t hesitate to get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are grateful to you for being our community and looking forward to bringing you more community stories and content this year! ❤️
Last Friday, 12-year-old Elijah Jordan Brown-Garcia passed away following a collapse on the football field in Newark. Our deepest condolences are extended to his family and friends. 🕊️
As they navigate this unfortunate and untimely tragedy, please consider donating to support the family.
Screengrab of GoFundMe cover for Elijah. Click picture to be directed to link.
We've been deep in our community media training!
2023 Community Reporting Fellows
Since the top of January, we've been deep in our training with our community reporting fellows. They have learned from Teshuan Glover of the Newark Times, Livingston Steele, Kay the Creator, and Tennyson Donyea. They are developing stories about food and housing insecurity, artist access to space, how gentrification is impacting the art scene, COVID-19 impacts on education, and more!Learn more about this incredible cohort at the link below.
Group brainstorming at our Saturday workshop
Announcing our 2023 Community Media Cohort
Meet our 2023 winter reporting fellows! Read more.
New segment alert! 🚨
Community Spaces You Should Know: Meet the Black Queer Leadership at the Newark LGBTQ+ Community Center
Check out our very first vlog featuring the new location of the Newark LGBTQ+ Community Center at Equal Space 89 Market Street.
The center is also hosting the very first citywide LGBTQ+ film festival. Tomorrow, Friday the 17th, is the last day to submit!
Community Resources and Upcoming Events
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!
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