South Ward Promise Neighborhood

Our mission is rooted in a holistic approach providing families in the South Ward of Newark with financial, food, housing, employment, medical and mental health resources, and services.

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A public awareness campaign initiative aimed at decreasing chronic absenteeism among students in the South Ward by arming parents, caregivers, and young people with the information and support necessary for students to attend school regularly.

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Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

Supporting our Community During Coronavirus

When the coronavirus hit, families in the South Ward began to feel the effects of it immediately. Many became infected with Covid-19, lost loved ones, their jobs, their ability to […]

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Partners in Promise

South Ward Promise Neighborhood partners with local community-based organizations that give families with a range of resources they need for their children to thrive in both school and life.

The Right Team Makes a Difference

South Ward Promise Neighborhood’s leadership team offers experience and diversity in their fields: from management, education, and Social Work. They are passionate about bringing those skills together with the promise of building a better South Ward.

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