August 21, 2017

Mayor Baraka and Deputy Mayor Rahaman Muhammad to Unveil "Jobmobile" and Announce Partnerships

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Newark Workforce on Wheels (NewarkWOW) mobile unit will house and transport workforce professionals throughout the city of Newark to provide information and resources on jobs programs, employment opportunities, and support services; NHA will host NewarkWOW at their properties; HelloFresh has committed to hiring Newark workers; 1HUDDLE donates gaming platform to boost City employment.

Newark, NJ – August 21, 2017 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Deputy Mayor for Employment Rahaman Muhammad, the Newark Housing Authority, HelloFresh US Human Resources Manager Pablo Velez, and 1HUDDLE CEO Sam Caucci will unveil the Newark Workforce on Wheels (NewarkWOW) mobile unit and announce strategic collaborative partnerships designed to boost City employment and enhance Newark workers vocational skills on Wednesday, August 23, at 12:30 p.m., at Bradley Court, 46 N. Munn Avenue, in Newark. A media tour of the NewarkWOW mobile unit will begin at Noon.

The city retrofitted a used mobile unit from the Newark Police Division. The NewarkWOW will serve as a satellite office for NewarkWORKS, to provide the following: remote access to employment and training referrals; employer recruitment sessions in local neighborhoods; access to online job applications, resume writing and testing; resources to support services and workforce programs; job readiness, life skills training and information workshops. 

The NewarkWOW program is supported by HelloFresh and the 1HUDDLE platform to boost city employment. Newark Housing Authority will also host the NewarkWOW vehicle at their properties. 


Who:               Mayor Ras J. Baraka

                        Deputy Mayor of Employment Rahaman Muhammad

                        Newark Housing Authority

                        HelloFresh US Human Resources Manager Pablo Velez

                        1HUDDLE CEO Sam Caucci


What:             Will unveil mobile workforce vehicle and announce collaborative partnerships


When:             Wednesday, August 23

                        12:30 p.m.

                        MEDIA TOUR OF NewarkWOW mobile unit to begin at Noon


Where:           Bradley Court

                       46 N. Munn Avenue



MEDIA NOTE: Media parking will be available in nearby streets and lots. 

For more information, contact the Press Information Office – (973) 733-8004.