The Hood Report: May 004


Happy Memorial Day! We hope this edition of the Hood Report finds you doing well. Stay dry and safe!

Thanks to Tennyson Donyea, founder of Black in Jersey for visiting us on Thursday with Queer Media Fellows at the Newark Community LGBTQ Center.

We are one week out from wrapping up with our community media cohort. For the past 11 weeks, 16 media fellows across three cohorts have completed training in audio, photography, and closing out on content creation/videography. In the coming weeks, we will drop 'save the dates' for you to join us in celebrating their hard work and viewing their projects.

Upcoming Events + Resources in Newark

Baby needs from La Casa de Don Pedro. call 973-483-2703 or 973-482-9002 for more information and support.
Need help paying your utility bill? Click the flyer and learn more about La Casa's program.

Memorial Day rollerskate at the iconic Branch Brook Park Skating Rink! Purchase tickets here:

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery, in conjunction with The Hubb Arts & Trauma Center and Clinton Hill Community Action proudly presents:

Hip Hop and Mental Health Forum
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
3 p.m.-7 p.m. (Doors open at 2p.m.)
The Temple of Hip Hop, 55 Ludlow St.
Newark, NJ

Distillery Tour and Tasting

  • Date: Multiple dates available
  • Location: All Points West Distillery, Newark, NJ
  • Description: Guided tour of the distillery followed by a tasting session.
  • Event Details

Need support and resource navigating life? Visit or visit or call 211.

Find free or reduced-cost resources like food, housing, financial assistance, health care, and more.

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