NJSPL – Newark Community-Based Organizers’ Perspectives

What can we do about young adults who are disengaged and not enrolling in college? In this NJSPL blog, representatives of community-based organizations identify barriers that Newark youth face in planning for Higher Education and their future (e.g., limited finances, difficulties completing the FAFSA,

Newark Public Schools May Ask Taxpayers for $1 Billion Bond

The Superintendent of the Newark Board of Education may soon ask taxpayers to foot a $1 billion bond in order to upgrade buildings.  Superintendent Roger Leon made the announcement during a recent school board retreat, surprising observers because of the...

NJSPL – 15-Minute Neighborhoods: Lessons from Outside New Jersey

The purpose of 15-minute neighborhoods is to provide residents with access to frequent and reliable public transit, parks, schools, and other amenities and social services within a comfortable walk or bike ride. This spring, a graduate planning studio will explore how this model can be applied in Bridgeton, Cherry Hill, and Newark, New Jersey


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Jersey City Alumni Mixer

Zeppelin Hall Biergarten 88 Liberty View Dr, Jersey City

Join us for an alumni mixer in #JerseyCity on Thursday, June 6th at Zeppelin Hall Biergarten. Parking for Zeppelin Hall is FREE - more information can be found here: This […]