Archive for the ‘News’ Category
BRICK Back to School Giveaway!
After a year of virtual learning. It’s time to get back in the classroom. BRICK kicked off the school year by donating bookbags and school supplies to hundreds of families […]
School is back in session!
We loved welcoming our new teachers and staff to BEN Basecamp 2021 and all BEN staff to this year’s Summer Institute! At BEN, we prioritize the social-emotional and academic growth […]
BRICK partners with Southern New Hampshire University to launch first of its kind in NJ, Gateway U in Newark!
BRICK is excited to launch the first of its kind in NJ Gateway U. Gateway U in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University is committed to breaking the status quo. […]
BRICK/South Ward Promise Neighborhood partners with the City of Newark to provide Chrome Books to Senior Citizens.
In July South Ward Promise Neighborhood through the BRICK Education Network, and The City of Newark in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, donated Chromebooks to senior citizens in Newark. The […]
BRICK kicks off the Summer in Style!
With over 300 residents in attendance. BRICK kicked off the summer with a community BBQ for the South Ward. Partnering with Nike, and Macy’s BRICK distributed hundreds of Nike sneakers, […]
BRICK Education Network’s #StayCoveredTogether Campaign Distributes Nearly 200,000 Masks to Help Protect Newark Families from COVID-19
Every home in Newark’s South Ward received masks in March. In total, nearly 200,000 masks were distributed city-wide. This milestone far surpasses BRICK’s initial goal of distributing 100,000 masks by […]
NY Times and NBC News Coverage
A Child Trends housing study commissioned by South Ward Promise Neighborhood was cited in the NY Times and in a NBC news piece. Both stories look at the economic toll […]
Pop-Up Coat Giveaway is a Huge Success
Just in time for the winter blast, we gave out over 1900 coats to more than 800 of our families at our Pop-Up Coat Shop earlier this month. A big […]
Election Day Caravan Hits the Streets To Get Out the Vote in the South Ward
Nov 3, 2020, 5:28pm – -It was a South Ward takeover! Armed with signs, stickers and wearing bright red “SouthWardVotes” hoodies, SWPN and BRICK employee volunteers and community members took […]