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Barat Foundation co-founders will exhibit works to benefit Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

October 16, 2017

The co-founders of the Barat Foundation, which helps students create public art across Newark, will be among 11 artists exhibiting work to benefit Volunteer Lawyers for Justice at its annual gala.

Since the foundation’s creation in 1997, Chandri and Gary Barat have been dedicated to the power of the arts to transform lives and level the playing field for highly motivated, underserved ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark joins statewide hurricane relief effort for Puerto Rico

NEWARK, NJ - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (HFHGN) has announced a partnership with “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” (NJ4PR), created by leaders of the state's Puerto Rican community in a statewide effort to help the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

More than half a million New Jerseyans claim Puerto Rican ancestry, with ...

Newark's Puerto Rican community rises up for post-Hurricane Maria relief effort

A combination of hard-core effort, empathy for the suffering of family and friends, and fiery outrage over the progress of federal relief efforts fueled a two-day weekend relief drive by Newark's Puerto Rican community to provide help for their beleaguered homeland that was torn apart by Hurricane Maria. 

There were two separate relief donation drives, one held on Saturday, one held ...

Murphy and Guadagno Join “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief”

In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican community to rally ...

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