When May 06, 2015 at 4:00pm 2 hrs

Come Celebrate as The Honorable Mayor Ras Baraka unveils the Center of Hope Mural!! Great fun! Free Food!

The Centers of Hope are nine community-based centers in all five of Newark’s wards that allow access to City services, wellness and enrichment opportunities where people live and work.

The Centers will offer a variety of athletic, arts and culture, educational, environmental, healthy living and recreation programming to engage and empower the community.

Staffed by the Division of Recreation, the Department of Health and Community Wellness, and other community partners, the centers will operate primarily Mondays to Fridays.

Programming includes a schedule of after-school programs, classes, workshops and services throughout the year including but not limited to: healthy meals, tutoring, literacy, early childhood, athletics, arts & culture, academic leadership, job readiness, financial literacy, computer and graphic art training and peer retreats.