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The ChangeMakers Show Talks Community & Martial Arts with Shihan Aaron J. Walker

April 17, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Shihan Aaron J. Walker is Chief Instructor and owner of AJW Martial Arts Academy and Fitness Center, located in Orange, New Jersey. He is a full time professional martial artist who has dedicated his life to teaching children and adult’s martial arts excellence at all levels.Shihan Walker, born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, received his Black Belt in the art of Shito ...

Orange NJ Filmmaker to Host Trailer Release Party in Newark for Newest Film, Apr. 20

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County filmmaker Yucef Mayes will be hosting a trailer release premiere for his second short film, Zahra and the Oil Man on April 20.

Born and raised in Newark, Mayes currently resides in the city of Orange. The filmmaker resident of Rutgers-Express Newark, produced the film alongside Newark arts icon, the late Rodney Gilbert. 

Zahra and ...

Changemakers Speak with Filmmaker Raymond Spencer on his Provocative New Film "The Blue Wall"

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Raymond Spencer is the writer/director of “The Blue Wall: A Conspiracy Against Citizens,” and an award winning film maker, author, accomplished actor, professional photographer and drone pilot. 

“The Blue Wall: A Conspiracy Against Citizens,” is Raymond’s response to police killings of unarmed citizens and the public display of corruption ...

Essex County Freeholders Celebrate Women’s History Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  – On March 28, 2018, the Essex County Freeholders held their annual Women’s History Month Celebration at the Hall of Records. During the event, the Freeholders recognized extraordinary women in Essex County. 

Freeholder Vice President Wayne Richardson began the program with remarks that celebrated the honorees for their leadership and steadfast work in ...

ChangeMakers Radio Talks Woman's Health with Dr. Donat- Flowers

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The ChangeMakers Radio Show invites Dr. Donat-Flowers to the show to speak to their audience about women’s health. Dr. Donat-Flowers has extensive experience and impeccable credentials. She earned her medical degree at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine now Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, and her ...

Essex County Executive Welcomes Student Artists to Essex County Hall of Records

Newark, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (in back fourth from left) congratulates students from East Orange Community Charter School in East Orange who participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of Records on Friday, March 23rd.

Students receiving awards were (in front from left) Malik Oumorou, Asael Etienne, Fatimah Farl, ...

The ChangeMakers Radio Show Interviews West Ward Council Candidate Artice K. Norvell III

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Artice K. Norvell III, West Ward’s District Leader was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Norvell is an advocate for social change and progress in the West Ward. 

He has displayed a passion, desire, and determination to serve his community and stand up for the working class and low-income families or underprivileged. He has roots in the City of Newark that ...

Kim Hawthorne, Star of Oprah Winfrey Network’s Hit Series Greenleaf To Host Newark Arts Fundraiser

NEWARK, NJ – On April 11, 2018, Newark Arts welcomes home Newark, NJ native and star of Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) Hit Series Greenleaf, Kim Hawthorne. The event will honor longtime PSEG Executive and Philanthropist Ellen Lambert while light-emitting sculptures by Sunil Garg will illuminate art-filled party to support arts in the community

Kim Hawthorne

Hawthorne was just 12 ...

The Changemakers Show Welcomes Founder of Nature's Pout Kidprenuer, Aaliyah Kamalei

EAST ORANGE, NJ - 13-year-old Aaliyah Kamalei is a budding kidprenuer and founder/CEO of Nature’s Pout – all-natural lip and body care products. She started Nature’s Pout after undertaking a research project for her High Aptitude Program (HAP) class in seventh grade: an independent study on dangerous household chemicals. Aaliyah’s research uncovered an alarming truth - ...

Women’s History Month Film Festival at East Orange Public Library

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Women in Media-Newark (WIM-N), working in partnership with Rutgers University–Newark, will hold its ninth annual International Film Festival from March 27 through April 5 in celebration of Women’s History Month.

As always, the Festival will screen international, independent film by and about global women’s issues. This year for the first time, films ...

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