We pledge to leave our communities and our country better than we found them by pursuing pragmatic solutions instead of just pointing out problems and assigning blame.
Along with The Citizens Campaign, Mayor Ras Baraka announced an initiative declaring Newark the “First Civic City in the Nation.” The initiative, titled “Newark: The Pioneering Civic City,” plans to work with schools and colleges in the area to increase civic...read more
Cutting edge solutions to better police/community relations and as a result boost public safety were communicated to key Trenton and New Jersey decision-makers at the Solutions Forum hosted this past Tuesday by The Trenton Civic Trust at Thomas Edison state...read more
Bradley Gonmiah, member of the Newark Student Union and Newark Civic Trustee, spoke at the July 12, 2018 Board of Education meeting to ask members to consider implementing Solutions Civics in the school district. He explained that the Citizens Manual teaches students...read more
“All Newark High School Students to Learn How to Drive their Local Government and Better Their City” The Citizens Campaign, and the Newark Civic Trust, today applauded the Newark School District and Superintendent of Schools Roger Leone for their unanimous decision to...read more
Chancellor Cantor paved the way for Rutgers-Newark to offer advanced citizen leadership training through the Rutgers School of Public Affairs. It is currently being taught in 2 college courses under the supervision of Dean Charles Menifield. Power Civics provides...read more
Based on our success in other New Jersey cities, State officials are seeking assistance from The Citizens Campaign for a new comprehensive effort to revitalize Atlantic City. A recently released state report, “Atlantic City; Building a Foundation for Shared...read more