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Office of the Mayor & Agencies

The Office of the Mayor & Agencies encompass the Mayor's executive staff, deputy Mayors, aides, and special programs. Through his emphasis on cost savings, revenue creation, and innovation this staff creates greater opportunities for all Newarkers.

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Affirmative Action

Provide Minority/Women Business Enterprises and Newark residents an opportunity to participate in the economic growth and development of the City of Newark. Ensure compliance on Tax Abatement/City Construction Projects through monitoring by enforcing the Affirmative Action Plan for Construction. Increase minority participation through outreach, partnering, one-on- one and joint ventures with other resource agencies.

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My Sister's Keeper

The mission of My Sisters Keeper is to educate and Empower Newark young women through programs, events, mentor ships, and coaching opportunities.

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Newark Municipal ID Program

The Newark Municipal ID Card Program is a newly photo Identification card for all Newark residents. NMID is a pathway for all residents to gain access to various services, programs and discount programs offered by the City Agencies as well as by local businesses.

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Newark People's Assembly

Bridging the gap between the Community and City Hall. Decision-making based on the wants and needs of the community.

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Occupy the Block

Mayor Ras J. Baraka outlined a strategy he called "Occupy the Block" which is aimed at the crime in the city.A single city block is selected where he and others will "hold court" — setting up tables and chairs for chess, cards, and open discussion on anything from the city's youth to the violence they too often experience.

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Summer Youth Employment

Newark Summer Youth Application now available!! Jobs are available for NEWARK RESIDENTS Ages 14 to 24

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Youth Ambassadors

Mission: To empower youth to become community change agents, by serving as the bridge between the community youth and city government.

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