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Release Date: November 7, 2022

In September 2022, Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, Center for Guaranteed Income Research, and Stanford Basic Income Lab officially announced the launch of a dashboard that displays early data from guaranteed income pilots across the country.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: November 1, 2022

Newark Philanthropic Liaison, Kevin Callaghan is featured on Episode 3 of Season 3 of Ras in 60 podcast speaking to the successes of Newark’s guaranteed income pilot program called the Newark Movement for Economic Equity.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: April 13, 2022

We are pleased to share CNJG’s 2021 Newark Philanthropic Liaison Report to the Field. First established in 2007, the Liaison office represents one of the nation’s first formal partnerships between a city and the philanthropic community.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: September 13, 2021

Kevin Callaghan, our Newark Philanthropic Liaison, was a guest panelist on the Urban Institute’s webinar on “Philanthropic Support for Direct Cash Assistance during the COVID-19 Crisis: What Have We Learned.”

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders
Topic: COVID-19
Release Date: May 10, 2021

The Newark Movement for Economic Equity was launched Monday by Mayor Ray Baraka with help from the philanthropic community in and around Newark. CNJG's Newark Philanthropic Liaison Kevin Callaghan, part of the task force, was instrumental in garnering the support from philanthropy.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: June 5, 2020

Newark is one step closer to its highly anticipated Guaranteed Income Pilot Program following the release of a report by the city, the Jain Family Institute and the Economic Security Project outlining findings and recommendations that would put more cash into residents’ hands.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: November 5, 2019

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Myung Lee, Executive Director of Cities of Service, author this blog post on the benefits of addressing urgent economic and social needs in your local community.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: August 26, 2019

Kevin Callaghan, CNJG’s Newark Philanthropic Liaison, along with the city of Newark, have coordinated a philanthropic response to helping the residents of Newark with their water. This two-page overview offers suggestions for how philanthropy can assist with short-term and long-term needs. To help support the efforts, please contact Kevin.

To stay up-to-date on their efforts, visit the Newark Water Challenge area of our website.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: November 20, 2017

At the October Grantmakers for Education Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., the Newark Funders Education Committee presented a workshop called “How Not to Read the Prize” to a standing-room-only audience of national, regional, and local foundations.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: April 12, 2017

When Mayor Ras Baraka took office in 2014, he immediately called for an expansion of the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program.

There is a growing body of evidence that youth employment programs are a positive intervention that ..

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders

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