Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark
Leadership Newark

Leadership Newark Ends 15th Anniversary Year With Successful Summit

On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Leadership Newark held its first annual public policy summit at the Paul Robeson Center in Rutgers University—Newark.

Van Jones, Keynote Speaker at Newark Policy Conference, on "Rebuilding The Dream" in Newark

Van Jones
November 3, 2013

Van Jones is the founder of the Rebuild the Dream advocacy group and author of a best-selling book by the same title, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, and former special advisor for green jobs to president Barack Obama. Jones will be the keynote speaker at Leadership Newark’s pu

Leadership Newark's Celia King on the Organizations Inaugural Public Policy Conference

November 3, 2013

Leadership Newark is a 15-year-old fellowship program that accepts top talent who live or work in Newark for a two-year long program of courses,

Devon Jefferson, LN'10 has been named Associate Coach for FDU Women's basketball team!

August 29, 2013
Devon Jefferson, LN'10 has been named Associate Coach for FDU Women's basketball team!  Way to go Devon and welcome back to NJ!

Recent News

June 11, 2014

On Tuesday, June 3, Leadership Newark hosted its 16th Annual Anniversary Gala at The Newark Club. The evening was marked by a beautiful performance of LN's new official anthem, "Newark, We Believe," performed by alumni Khalil Rashidi (LN class of 2004) and Anna Marie Gewirtz (LN class of 2008).

June 11, 2014
Calling all prospective Fellows; RSVP now! 
June 11, 2014

Check out the recording of our very own Khalil Rashidi's and Anna Marie Gewirtz's performance at the 16th Annual Gala! A big THANK YOU goes out to all involved in the making of Leadership Newark's new anthem, and to Robert Lase McBride for playing the keyboard accompaniment! 

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Announcements

Public Events:

  • Class of 2016 Application Deadline: Date extended! Apply by July 15, 2014!
  • Public Policy Summit: November 2014
LN Fellowship Program:
  • Class of 2014
    • Graduation September 2014
  • Class of 2015
    • Public Policy Seminar - Strategic Planning: September 10, 2014
    • Recognition Reception: September 24, 2014
    • Public Policy Seminar - Ethics & Government: October 8, 2014
    • Public Policy Seminar - Cultural Competency: November 12, 2014
  • Class of 2016
    • Introduction: September 2014
    • Retreat: October 2014