PERTH AMBOY TRUST WELCOMES NEWEST MEMBER

The Perth Amboy Civic Trust welcomed their newest Trustee Alibell Marquez last week. “I want to get a deeper understanding of what my rights are and also how I can improve my quality of living and the quality of living for my family,” she said. Marquez, a member of Americorps, wants to extend her civic […]

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TRENTON CIVIC TRUSTEES GIVE BACK

Trenton Civic Trustees Jason Baker, founder of the community group N.E.T.S, and community organizer Lakeysha Walton took some time over the Thanksgiving holiday to give to those who are less well off. The group provided 100 dinners to the community and surprised a young girl who recently lost her mother with toys. The power of […]

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NEWARK CIVIC TRUSTEE LAUNCHES NEW CABLE SHOW

Newark Civic Trustee Munirah Bomani embodies the principles of The Civic Pledge.  A Trustee means you are a leader in your own community and set an example for others to follow. Bomani is celebrating 20 years after incarceration and has made it her life’s mission to helping women who were just released from prison reenter society. […]

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PLAINFIELD TRUST KICKS OFF WITH OVERVIEW OF THE POWER OF A TRUST

The Plainfield Civic Trust held their first regular meeting on Tuesday with a primer from Trust Facilitator Joel Rosa on what is expected of a Trustee. Perth Amboy Civic Trustees Lionel Giron and Terri Alston gave an overview of the day-in-the-life of a Civic Trustee and the successes and power they have when they become […]

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WHITMAN TAKES PLEDGE FEATURED IN HOME NEWS TRIBUNE

The Home News Tribune covered Governor Christie Whitman’s pledge to leave her country better than she found it. She highlighted the need for an alternative to dysfunctional politics by encouraging citizens to get involved in their communities. “The former governor urged all New Jerseyans to join her in “Taking the Pledge, and becoming part of a […]

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GOVERNOR JIM FLORIO ON WHY THE CIVIC PLEDGE MATTERS

The Civic Pledge continues to inspire action from citizens from all different backgrounds across the state. At a recent event in Jersey City, Governor James Florio, alongside Governor Tom Kean, took the Pledge and urged citizens that if people want to live in the kind of country they deserve they must get involved in their […]

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NEWARK NEIGHBORHOOD TO PILOT NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE

Newark residents are taking initiative to enhancing the property value of their neighborhood by working together in a no-blame, problem-solving fashion. Members of the Fairmount Neighborhood Association will be piloting a neighborhood survey in January that will be used to identify code deficiencies and public property maintenance issues around their neighborhood. The survey is a […]

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Governor Christie Todd Whitman Takes The Civic Pledge

Governor Christine Todd-Whitman took The Citizens Campaign’s Civic Pledge at her home last week, adding to the growing list of Pledge takers who want to leave their country and community better than they found them. The former Governor asked all New Jerseyans to join her in forging a path to fixing broken government and pledging […]

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NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF ED PRAISES SOLUTIONS CIVICS

In light of the recent presidential campaign many were left wondering what happened to our democratic standards. The Citizens Campaign provided part of the answer at a hearing before the New Jersey Board of Education. Brian Rock, a noted civics education leader, and Harry Pozycki, founder of The Citizens Campaign, presented a Solutions Civics curriculum […]

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GOVERNOR TOM KEAN TAKES THE PLEDGE

The Civic Pledge continues to inspire citizens of all backgrounds with the recent endorsement from former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean. Governor Kean took the pledge at Liberty House in Jersey City, alongside former Governor James Florio, encouraging citizens to get involved in their communities. “If you get involved in a meaningful way, you’re going […]

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