Murphy’s Puerto Rico Relief Commission to connect families to resources

March 20, 2018

PERTH AMBOY - Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe, president of the student-based Puerto Rican action group Rutgers Unión Estudiantil Puertorriqueña, offers a sobering assessment of New Jersey’s Puerto Rican student community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the worst hurricane to hit the U.S. territory in recorded history.

"University students have ...

Lambert shapes the community through an artist's eyes

Ellen Lambert uses one word to describe her drive to give back to the community.

"Without empathy you can't search for what's true for others, or for yourself, in a realistic way," said Lambert on the verge of being honored by Newark Arts for a lifetime of work first raising, then donating corporate funds to help Newark and communities all around New Jersey.

"Art ...

Lawyers Leading the Way help Newark Boys Chorus School accomplish its mission

Newark, NJ—It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes corporate social responsibility to put children through the Newark Boys Chorus School.

Founded in 1969, the school provides a rigorous academic curriculum and a comprehensive, performance-based music program that includes a diversified repertoire of classical music, spirituals, folk music and jazz for students ...

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