Author: Gathering Ground

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Calls to Collaboration

Supporting Small Business

LIVE.WORK.AC, a branding and small business development initiative in Atlantic City, was an immediate outcome from the Atlantic City Call to Collaboration where 40+ individuals

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Arts Corridor Partnership

The two county-wide Monmouth Calls to Collaboration facilitate the launch of a cross-sector initiative designed to drive tourism, arts and culture, and the downtown local

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Advancing Arts Education

Strategic community-wide conversations regarding arts education helped enhance the readiness of Orange to welcome a new El Sistema program to the city. 

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Raising Diabetes Awareness

A cross-sector partnership between community development, business and industry, health and wellness and the arts expands the way in which diabetes awareness and prevention methods

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Cultivating Community Journalism

A community journalism project in Atlantic City, led by Free Press and Media Mobilizing Project, gains partners and makes inroads into neighborhoods through Gathering Ground’s

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Restorative Arts & Enterprise

Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University maximizes connections and hosts R.E.P.E.N.T.’s sound engineering and business entrepreneurship training for young men who are returning from incarceration. 

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Launching an Online Community Hub

Cross-sector community leaders in Hammonton join forces to launch Hammonton.com— an online hub for community information and events that has led to greater collaboration, communication

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Honoring Hometown Heroes

Launch of a town-wide campaign in Rahway to recast the story of the community and honor hometown heroes turns into a multi-year celebration. 

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Listening to Youth Voices

The ideas and vision expressed by some of Newark’s youth during the Newark Call to Collaboration inspired NJPAC’s Community Engagement department to look at engaging

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Neighborhood Revitalization

Community members, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders connect during the Atlantic City Call to Collaboration to form the Ducktown Neighborhood Group. They subsequently secured funding for

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Expanding Connections

New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families expands its community connections and heightens visibility of its services by leveraging Gathering Ground’s extensive networks and relationships. 

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