Celebrating 350 years of Newark as a beacon of hope and blueprint for change | Opinion

By Junius Williams

The late distinguished Rutgers University Newark Professor Clem Price had a vision for
Newark’s 350th Anniversary. As a historian who brought Newark’s history to life for everyday people, he wanted all residents of the city to be engaged in celebrating the city’s rich and diverse history.

As chairman of the Newark Celebration 350 committee, I am responsible along with the NC350 Board of Trustees for carrying out our good friend’s vision of inclusion.

In the last few weeks, we have held community meetings in each ward of Newark. I am pleased by the turnout and encouraged by the enthusiasm for …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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