Citizens & LISC Team Up to Help Workers Build Digital Skills

The Citizens Charitable Foundation recently announced a $1.25 million grant to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to fuel digital inclusion in historically marginalized communities, helping residents build the skills they need to compete for jobs.

“Citizens is committed to helping our communities thrive, and equitable access to digital literacy is key to economic ...

RWJBarnabas Health Launches Centering Pregnancy® To Provide Additional Support To Women During Pregnancy

March 30, 2023

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health is pleased to announce the launch of Centering Pregnancy® at three of its facilities including Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBI), and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH).


Centering Pregnancy® is an evidence-based, clinically-led group prenatal care program that ...

Newark Board OKs New Community Center at Independence Park

March 28, 2023

A new Community Center, to be built on 20 acres at Independence Park in the Ironbound, was approved on Monday by the City of Newark Central Planning Board following an application by Essex County.

The application was a courtesy review submission by the county, which can actually proceed with the project whether the Planning Board had approved or not. The application did not note any ...

Hillary Clinton Speaks During Women's History Month Celebration; Five NJ Women Celebrated

March 28, 2023

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton was the keynote speaker, and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez presented the Evangelina Menendez Trailblazer Award to five New Jersey women at the 12th Annual Evangelina Menendez Women's History Month Celebration at Montclair State University this past weekend.

It was the first ...

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