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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

Affirmative Action is a primary endeavor to improve business and employment opportunities and aspirations of underrepresented minority groups and women, by ensuring compliance on Tax Abatement/City Construction Projects through monitoring by enforcing the Affirmative Action Plan for Construction.

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Census 2020 Jobs

The purpose of the 2020 Census is to conduct a census of population and housing and disseminate the results to the President, the states, and the American people. The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, only once, and in the right place.

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International Relations and Diaspora Affairs

The Mayor approached the council for approval to establish the Hispanic and the Caribbean Commissions and for the membership of each commission to be up to 21 members.

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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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