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Video: Newark Area Clergy Give Electric Vehicles Their Blessing

Reducing carbon emissions and improving the health of Newark residents is a top priority for some New Jersey clergy members. Several gathered recently at Mount Olivet Baptist Church to bless the use of electric vehicles and discuss ways these vehicles can benefit the community. GreenFaith, a New Jersey-based environmental nonprofit, and the Baptist Ministers Conference co-hosted the luncheon and blessing ceremony. [2:18]


What is Solutions Journalism?

"Rigorous reporting about 'what works'" is how Mikhael Simmonds describes solutions journalism. Read More

Panelists Discuss Nonprofit News; Revenue; Music

Christina Shih, COO for the News Revenue Hub; John Mooney, Founder & CEO of NJ Spotlight, and Joanna Borowski, Assistant Director of Music Education Programs  [6:40] | Read More


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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?

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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." [109]  Read more

Word Counts 

  • economic/economy      81
  • wealth/wealthier           4

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