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Welcome to the Greater Newark LISC website! LISC is dedicated to helping residents transform distressed neighborhoods into sustainable communities that are good places to work, do business, and raise children. We do this by leveraging resources, galvanizing partners and serving as a conduit for community change. Please click here to learn more about us and thank you for visiting our website.  Please FOLLOW us on Twitter @LISC_Newark, and LIKE us on Facebook at Greater Newark LISC.


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Recent News

Ground Breaking for Ironbound Stadium Ends Long Wait For a State of the Art Football Field

On Friday May 9, 2014, Mayor Luis Quintana and City Council members joined forces with Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC), Greater Newark LISC and  representatives from the New York Giants Football team to break ground on the Ironbound Stadium Field A. The event signaled the end of a long process to return the field to productive use after over 25 years of being dormant.

Community Leaders and Municipal Staff Learn New Crime Prevention Techniques

Greater Newark LISC provides leadership development training to community residents

On Saturday April 5, 2014 neighborhood activists traveled to Rutgers University’s Paul Robeson Center to learn community-building leadership techniques.

Job Openening at the Urban League of Essex County

The Urban League of Essex County is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Safety Coordinator. Please click here for the job description and instructions on how to apply. 

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Greater Newark LISC
17 Academy Street, Suite 912
Newark, NJ  07102
Phone: 973-624-6676 

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National LISC News

View the 2013 National Annual Report

Our interactive 2013 Annual Report shares the results of our work across the country. 

Please click here for LISC's 2013 Annual Report.