"For change to happen, it has to begin with us," says Allyza Umali, graduate of Rutgers University-Newark. "If we have a voice, then use it!" Six stories about growth and transformation in Newark from 2014 to 2016 feature civic-minded Rutgers-Newark students in film and public administration. Stories highlight the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC), green building research at NJIT, and RU-N graduate Nicole Binns and graduate student Terrell Blount. [16:00]Read More
"I'm excited by the people -particularly younger people - making a reinvestment in the city," says Dr. George Pruitt, President, Thomas Edison State University.
The Trenton Episode of Heart of the City tracks civic renewal and creative change in the Capital City. Stories range from the Roebling Center re-development, Isles community gardens, and the NJ State Museum to the Trenton Thunder (AA baseball team). Pastor Karen Hernandez-Granzen hosts. [26:00]