Gratitude for Leadership and a Cohesive Community

  By Lauren Wells In the midst of two uncontrolled pandemics, COVID-19 and racial injustice, Newark, New Jersey, is unique as a place where Black lives matter and everyone belongs. I chose to live in Newark a decade ago because of this. Now, as COVID-19 cases surge around the world for a second time, Newark […]

Investing in the Citizens We Want

  By Giselle O. Martin-Kniep For many years now, we have minimized and even ignored civic education in our schools. Now we are paying the price for that ignorance. We are surrounded by the polarized and intolerant discourse of our political representatives and the media. While this is the current state of our nation, it […]