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Remarkable Newarkers: Julie Jackson

April 9, 2018

Remarkable Newarkers is a series profiling people who live and/or work in Newark who are making a positive contribution to the city.

Julie Jackson’s influence extends beyond the 5,000 students and families that she serves at Uncommon Schools’ North Star Academy.

The inspirational way in which she trains teachers and principals has caught the attention of educators worldwide ...

Remarkable Newarkers: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas

Newark, NJ—A’Dorian Murray-Thomas is only 22 years old. But the young youth advocate has already left an indelible mark on the lives of thousands of children throughout Newark.

The founder and CEO of SHE Wins Inc.- a social action and leadership development program for girls in Newark who have lost a parent or sibling to homicide—the Newark native also serves as a ...

Remarkable Newarkers: Michele Adubato

Remarkable Newarkers is a series profiling people who live and/or work in Newark who are making a positive contribution to the city.

Newark, NJ—Michele Adubato has been making an impact in the City of Newark for decades, first through her work as an educator at Newark Public Schools and most recently as the CEO of the North Ward Center, a nonprofit organization that has served as an ...

Remarkable Newarkers: Robert Gregory

Remarkable Newarkers is a series profiling people who live and/or work in Newark who are making a positive contribution to the city.

Interim Superintendent of Newark Public Schools Robert Gregory is a third-generation Newarker who has devoted his life to education and the advancement of Newark’s youth.

Gregory—recently appointed to lead the district during its return to ...

Remarkable Newarkers: Celia King

Remarkable Newarkers is a series profiling people who live and/or work in Newark who are making a positive contribution to the city.

The impact of Leadership Newark CEO Celia King in the City of Newark has resonated since she took the helm at the organization's inception two decades ago.

Leadership Newark was created to engage and support Newark's community and civic leaders ...

Remarkable Newarkers: Michele Mason

Remarkable Newarkers is a series profiling people who live and/or work in Newark who are making a positive contribution to the city.

Michele Mason's impact on education is felt throughout the city

When Mason took over as head of the Newark Charter School Fund, she stepped right into the middle of a power struggle between supporters allied with the city's traditional district ...

TAPinto Newark launches Remarkable Newarkers series

TAPinto Newark is launching a new series titled, "Remarkable Newarkers."

Newark is most definitely a city on the rise and it's the people who are lifting the city up.

The occasional series will focus on people who either live or work in Newark. We'll select people who are having a positive impact on the city, whether in education, community development, economic ...

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