Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Post-Secondary Outcomes Roundtable Series - West Ward

Public Discussions Focused on Building the City’s College-Going Culture. The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) is working to increase Newark’s college-going culture by ensuring that all Newarkers have the tools and resources needed to get to and through college. To that end, NCLC is hosting a city-wide public conversation about Post-Secondary Outcomes of Newark High School Graduates.

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Oct
25
8:00 AM08:00

NJ Spotlight: The Opioid Epidemic in NJ: Recovery

  • Rutgers University Douglass Campus Center (map)
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In the final panel of our 3-event series on the opioid epidemic in New Jersey, we will focus on the clinical and policy dimensions of long-term recovery. We'll explore how the state - with input from behavioral health providers, public officials and other experts - can build a sustainable system to promote health and expand support services to help families and communities overcome the impact of addiction. 

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Oct
29
5:00 PM17:00

Seeing ALICE and Envisioning a Stronger New Jersey: A Changemakers Forum

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (map)
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It’s been 10 years since United Way set an ambitious goal to make the invisible visible. Hidden within every community, every age group, and every ethnicity were a growing number of workers earning above the poverty line, but less than what’s needed to survive. In a state perceived as wealthy, United Way placed a spotlight on these workers, calling them ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)

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Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Art All Day 2018

Art All Day showcases Trenton as a hub where the arts are, all the time -- the studios, the galleries, the creative spaces and community boosters, the scores of artists that create, connect, and thrive in Trenton every day.

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Nov
13
12:00 PM12:00

2018 Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon

Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon is the premier celebration for New Jersey's sustainability community.  This gathering includes leaders in the sustainability movement representing businesses, academic institutions, and over 445 New Jersey municipalities participating in the Sustainable Jersey program.  For more information, visit our website.

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Dec
5
11:00 AM11:00

Raising the Voices of Our Communities

This year’s Center for Non-Profits Annual conference Raising the Voices of Our Communities - will focus on advocacy and movements, diversity and equity, listening to and engaging with constituents, communications and visibility, and so much more, to ensure that all of the different types of “communities” non-profits serve are reflected in our missions, deeds, and impact.

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Oct
15
to Oct 16

MetroLab Network Annual Summit

MetroLab Network, a City + University Collaborative for Urban Innovation. Our Network includes 44 cities, 5 counties and 59 universities. We help drive partnerships between local governments and universities, poised to help the public sector adapt to rapid technology change.

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Oct
10
2:30 PM14:30

A Conversation about The Gift of Our Wounds

  • Rutgers University - Englehard Hall (map)
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As part of its “Difficult Dialogue Week,” Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) will host a forum that features Pardeep Kaleka and Arno Michaelis, the subjects of the book, The Gift of Our Wounds. Written by Robin Gaby Fisher, director of the Journalism Program at RU-N, The Gift of Our Wounds tells the story of the unlikely friendship that developed between two men – one Sikh and one a former white supremacist – after the mass shooting by a white supremacist at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

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Oct
6
9:30 AM09:30

Ironbound Super Neighborhood Council - Local Resident Leadership Training

  • Rutgers University Newark - School of Criminal Justice (map)
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Growing Leadership Building Communities is a FREE conference that convenes resident leaders from Greater Newark for a one-day leadership training. 

This year's conference, themed Develop, Lead, & Thrive: Building Healthy & Safe Communities, will offer registrants the opportunity to attend two of six concurrent workshops. Workshop topics covered fall under two tracks: leadership & engagement and health & safety.

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Newark Arts Festival
Oct
4
to Oct 7

Newark Arts Festival

Newark Arts Festival celebrates the rich diversity of the city’s expanding arts scene and welcomes the world to experience an exciting array of artist exhibitions, forums, studio tours, performances, mural excursions, screenings, children’s events and more.

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Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Post-Secondary Outcomes Roundtable Series - East Ward

Public Discussions Focused on Building the City’s College-Going Culture. The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) is working to increase Newark’s college-going culture by ensuring that all Newarkers have the tools and resources needed to get to and through college. To that end, NCLC is hosting a city-wide public conversation about Post-Secondary Outcomes of Newark High School Graduates.

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Oct
2
to Oct 5

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) annual conference is the largest stage in North America to exchange effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities.

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Sep
29
6:00 PM18:00

Artworks Trenton Non-Gala

A terrible tragedy befell Artworks and our whole community at Art All Night 2018. Since then, we have received an extraordinary outpouring of support and encouragement from members of the Artworks Trenton and Art All Night communities. We need your help at this critical time! Please come out to the Artworks Trenton Non-Gala at 19 Everett Alley and support our work rebuilding Art All Night and continuing our important free Artworks community programming throughout the year.

The event takes place Saturday, September 29, from 6-10 p.m., and will feature live mural painting, bike art, food trucks, music and other activities that were tragically cut short at Art All Night in June Your $75 ticket purchase has double the impact thanks to a 100 percent matching gift from several angel supporters, resulting in $150 going to Artworks programming for every ticket sold. Join the effort to move Artworks and the Trenton arts community forward! PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE

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Sep
21
4:00 PM16:00

Authenticity in Solidarity: Call-in Answering our Call to Civic Engagement & Community

  • Princeton University, Carl Fields Center (map)
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In a time when our civic body politic seems more fractured than ever, are you seeking solidarity and community as you work to make a positive change in the world? Are you looking for strategies to help you find an authentic way to be in the public square and to sustain yourself in your role there? Are you looking for opportunities to serve your community? Join us for the Authenticity and Solidarity: Answering Our Call to Civic Engagement and Community Conference this September 21-22, 2018 at Princeton University¿s Carl Fields Center. We invite people of color, members of the LGBTQIA communities, members of marginalized and underrepresented communities, and allies both within the university community and beyond to share stories about our civic engagement. The conference invites multiple students and alumni affinity groups, faculty and staff, and members of the community.

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Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

NJ Spotlight Roundtable: NJ's Energy Future - Energy Efficiency

New Jersey is getting serious about reducing how much energy its businesses and public use. A new law enacted this spring mandates significant cuts in consumption of electricity and gas. If achieved, it could by one projection lead to savings of up to $200 million a year for customers. A panel of industry experts, policymakers, and clean energy advocates explain how we reach that goal and what needs to happen to get there.

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

NJTV Long Branch Forum: Gentrification and Quality of Life

  • Brookdale Community College Long Branch Higher Education Center 213 Broadway Long Branch, 07740 (map)
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NJTV News Correspondent Briana Vannozzi hosts a panel with local officials, housing experts, and social services organizations on how neighborhoods are transformed in favor of economic growth; the impact that gentrification can have on residents’ quality of life; policies that can help people adapt to redevelopment and more.

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Sep
20
4:30 PM16:30

Accelerating Climate Action in the United States: What Are We Doing and What More Can Be Done?

  • Princeton University, Maeder Hall Auditorium (map)
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Public Lecture with Debbie Mans, Deputy Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environment Protection

A conference on climate action in the United States will be held on Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21, 2018, at the center’s Maeder Hall auditorium, Princeton University. The focus of the conference is on the key sectors that are the source of most U.S. greenhouse gas emissions: power and transportation. A mix of researchers and practitioners will talk about the interplay of technology innovation, public policy, markets, and human behavior; what actions are being taken; and how we make additional progress on all these fronts.

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Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30

NJ Climate Policy Stakeholder Forum

  • Princeton University, Frist Campus Center (map)
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The Princeton University campus community is invited to a Climate Policy Conference hosted by the Princeton Citizen Scientists and Princeton Student Climate Initiative, a Pace Center student organization. Attendees will have the opportunity to see real climate policy discussed by diverse stakeholders: businesses, utilities, government officials, labor groups and environmental groups from across New Jersey. There will be free breakfast and lunch. There will be eight parallel, round-table discussions on different climate-related topics. The goal is to understand stakeholder viewpoints on concrete policies that can be enacted in the next 10 to 20 years to mitigate the consequences of climate change in New Jersey. Visit the event site for more information.  

All are welcome. RSVP is required.

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