The Reason Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated At A Much Slower Rate Is Not Because They’re Reluctant

The early data we have on vaccination rates is incomplete, but one fact is particularly alarming: Black Americans are getting vaccinated at a much slower rate than their white counterparts. This is troubling given how hard the pandemic has hit Black Americans. But it’s also concerning because people often misunderstand why the rate is lower. Many are quick…

ACE Impact Team Aligns Efforts to Help Newark Residents Reach Greatest Potential

Five years of convening Newark’s ACE Impact Team has taught Keri Logosso-Misurell a crucial lesson: Fight the urge to reinvent the wheel. That’s why the ACE Impact Team, a joint effort of the Greater Newark Health Care Coalition (GNHCC) and Believe in a Healthy Newark Initiative, has borrowed strategies modeled by the Philadelphia ACE Task Force, Camden’s Hopeworks and…

United Way of Greater Newark Releases First-Ever Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses in Newark

eport details findings from Emergency Small Grant Program, highlighting next steps for rebuilding Newark’s small business economy long term (Newark, NJ) November 16, 2020 – Today, United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN) released its first-ever “COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grants Program 2020 Report,” detailing the economic impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses, both nationally and in Newark, including…