reporting stories that enrich our lives

NJ ARTS NEWS LAUNCHES 3-MINUTE SURVEY TO ASSESS CHANGE

Your feed-back is important to us!   PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY

Our 2015 Intern, a graduate student at Rutgers-Newark's School of Public Affairs & Administration, developed the survey as part of her work for a Master's Degree in Public Administration (MPA). Her "capstone project" is a study of NJ Arts News as it moves toward a name-change.   Survey results will be reported in mid-August. 


CARING FOR CREATION:
Science & Faith Leaders Explore Pope Francis's Encyclical
   

The second of 3 Interfaith Dialogues on the papal encyclical, Laudato Si', will take place Thursday July 30, 7 pm, at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit. Speakers include Dr. Marian Glenn, Rabbi Avi Friedman, Rev. Deborah Huggins, and Rev. Dr. Robert Morris. The final "Caring For Creation" dialogue is August 6. 

Newark Student, Once Imprisoned, Urges Community Involvement

Terrell, a student in Rutgers University-Newark's School of Public Affairs and Administration who served five years in prison, urges Newark residents to "get involved in the community."


civics blog

College "Attainment" Campaign Receives $1.5 Million From Newark Foundation | by NJ Arts News (6/15/15)

Rutgers University-Newark's Center for Law and Justice, Kimberly Baxter McLain, President & CEO of the Foundation for Newark’s Future, announced a $1.5 million grant for the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC). Read More...

What Should News Be? | by Kei-Sygh Thomas (4/2/15)

On the evening of March 2, five esteemed journalists and publishers gathered in the auditorium at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit to discuss the interesting question, For “We the People,” What Should News Be?  Read More...

"Newark has a Dream" | by Kei-Sygh Thomas (2/24/15)

Kei-Sygh Thomas Blog Photo.jpg

Nearly 250 students and representatives of Newark nonprofit groups, businesses, and government and educational organizations gathered to hear about projects designed to help Newark students make the transition...  Read More...


SHARE THIS WEBSITE WITH FRIENDS 


CIVICS • HUMANITIES
ARTS • SUSTAINABILITY

news

Interfaith Dialogues on Pope's Encyclical presented by Summit GreenFaith Circle

Link for Info: 
Encyclical Text
Encyclical Table of Contents
Encyclical FAQs


events

Public Forum: For "We the People," What Should News Be? 

Five Summit-area journalists with diverse backgrounds in print, TV, radio, and magazine publishing engage in a wide-ranging discussion on the role of news in civic life.  The forum was attended by 100 in the Central Presbyterian Church auditorium in downtown Summit.  Onstage left to right: Janet Haag (Interweave; co-moderator; Jim Schachter (WNYC), Kate Tomlinson (New Jersey Monthly), Terry Baker (Al Jazeera America), Mary Alice Williams (NJTV), Mark Di Ionno (Star Ledger), and Susan Haig (NJ Arts News; co-moderator.)


news archives

3/2/15 - News Forum in Summit, NJ - What Should News Be? Monday, March 2, 7:15 in Summit, NJ.

11/20/14 - The Annual General Meeting of NJ Arts News, Inc. took place on Thursday, November 20, 6:00 to 7:15, in Summit, NJ.

6/11/14 - WORDS MATTER Radio Series: Media Release

12/18/13 - NJ Arts News Releases 50 Videos; new web site launched.