New Video: Newark DIG - Doing Infrastructure Green
Citizens, Nonprofits Collaborate on Storm Water Management
To address the issue of potential flooding in Newark during heavy rains, a newly released video captures the efforts of a coalition of 14 civic, academic, and service organizations to educate the city’s residents on ways to better manage stormwater runoff.
Berkeley Heights Voting Block Voices Hope, With a Side of Caution
CivicStory in Nationwide Effort to Strengthen Nonprofit News
CivicStory is honored to be one of two NJ nonprofit news sites, along with NJ Spotlight, selected for the national News Match campaign to advance nonprofit news across the country. Individual donations (up to $1,000) made to CivicStory now through Dec. 31 will be matched through News Match, funded by the Democracy Fund, the John & James R. Knight Foundation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. CivicStory's News Match campaign goal is $28,000. Be sure your support goes twice as far! DONATE HERE. Thank you!
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NEWARK Video Reveals Civic Sensibility of the Next Generation
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Civics Quiz & Quotes
test your civics quotient...
1. What were the first 4 US presidential cabinet positions, and in which year were they established by law?
2. When and how was Inauguration Day moved from March 4 to January 20?
3. When and on what day do new terms of US senators and representatives begin?
4. When is Election Day, 2017?
The papal encyclical, Laudato Si', provides a deeply coherent basis for understanding society, ecology and the environment. Enjoy key words and phrases below.
Powerful phrases from Laudato Si'
The lessons of the global financial crisis have not been assimilated, and we are learning all too slowly the lessons of environmental deterioration."  Read more
- economic/economy 81
- wealth/wealthier 4