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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
Release Date: August 17, 2016

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG) and the City of Newark are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Callaghan as the Council’s new Philanthropic Liaison to the City of Newark.

News Type: Newark Liaison
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: June 24, 2016
We are pleased to share Strengthening Philanthropy in Newark Report to the Field 2015 from the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison. This report highlights a number of public-private partnerships guided by Liaison Jeremy Johnson.
News Type: Newark Liaison
Release Date: September 21, 2015
When Ras J. Baraka won the mayoral election for New Jersey’s largest city last year, expectations were high. In the days leading up to, and following the election, the Council recognized an opportunity to work intensively with the incoming mayor. CNJG had previously established a nonpartisan, City Hall-based Newark Philanthropic Liaison office, in collaboration with then Mayor Cory Booker in 2007. Following the transition, Mayor Baraka and CNJG built exciting new bridges.
News Type: Newark Liaison

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