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Newark held a Call to Collaboration in-person in 2019 and again in 2020, virtually. Between both Calls to Collaboration, 122 breakout sessions were held, generated and led by community members. The 2020 Guiding Question was: "In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, an economic downturn, and the rising calls for social justice, how do we unite our diverse communities and stakeholders to build upon Newark’s rich history, strengthen our city’s identity, and support transformational progress?"

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Calls to Collaboration

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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Calls to Collaboration

Helping Small Businesses Re-Open

Realtime connection leverages the power of Newark People’s Assembly in assisting a small business owner to successfully re-open by facilitating access to appropriate municipal staff

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Calls to Collaboration

Stability for a New Future

Statewide connections are forged through an exchange of knowledge and experience when Newark’s burgeoning F.O.R.T.E House gets connected with Camden’s powerhouse nonprofit Hopeworks for advice

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