Impact Stories

In Nov. 2021 after ten years of our evolving mission and impact, we changed our name to Gathering Ground. You may still find reference to our old name Creative New Jersey in posts created prior to Nov. 2021.

Restorative Arts & Enterprise

Icons for arts & culture, social service, small business

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. 


“Walls came down, bridges were built, inspiration was shared, challenges were tackled, hope was renewed because people who care took the time to come together to have meaningful conversation.Thank you for creating the environment to make this possible. We are stronger together.”

– Doug Goulding, Chief Serving Officer at NCS Paterson and the Paterson Health Initiative

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