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Bergen New Bridge opens LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Center

Transgender and gender non-binary New Jerseyans often experience discrimination and misunderstanding from health care providers. And they have a strong desire for a health provider that can deliver diverse services in a compassionate and...

Rutgers panel: Lack of access to aid is disproportionately hurting immigrant women of color

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on communities of color have been well documented. A recent roundtable of Rutgers University experts and advocates said the difficulties women of color — particularly immigrants — experience in...

Diversity is more than an HR program … it’s good for business

The case for building a culturally diverse workforce is stronger than ever. More than just a human resources program or a good public relations move in response to global demands for increased social awareness,...

Newark Symphony Hall creates investment committee of Black-led, millennial-age professionals

Newark Symphony Hall has announced the creation of a Black-led, volunteer-based Investment Committee comprised largely of millennial-age professionals that it is tasking with shaping oversight policy and providing fund-management guidance. The seven members of the...

Nonprofit Profile: La Casa de Don Pedro … combining economic empowerment with culture-focused programs

In brief Location: Newark Serving: The Greater Newark community, with a primary service area of North Newark and its Lower Broadway neighborhood. Key members: Board President Arcelio Aponte and Executive Director Raymond Ocasio. Origin La Casa de Don Pedro,...

Show & Tell: Why Atlantic Health System’s commitment to staff diversity is also a...

Armond Kinsey is vice president and chief diversity officer with Atlantic Health System. He talked about why the health system’s commitment to staff diversity is also a commitment to care. "We saw the disproportionate impact in...

American Water names veteran exec its chief inclusion officer

American Water, the Camden-based utility, announced it is strengthening its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming a new chief inclusion officer. Valoria Armstrong, who has been with the company since 2011, has been promoted...

Princeton to name new residential college after Mellody Hobson, class of 1991, after generous...

In recognition of a substantial gift from Mellody Hobson and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation, Princeton University announced Thursday that it will build Hobson College, a new residential college at the school — and the...

For Thomas, guidelines on inclusion by NJCPAs offers a starting point for a profession...

Ralph Thomas still remembers walking into meetings when he was at Citbank. He was greeted warmly – but usually with a look. “When I would go out with our senior bankers, I could just tell...

Houshmand heads list of honorees for N.J. Immigrant Entrepreneurs awards

Rowan University President Ali Houshmand will be one of five honorees at the 8th annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneurs Awards, a virtual event that will take place Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. Houshmand, who is...

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Gebroe-Hammer arranges $11.9M sale of 2 historic multifamily properties in East Orange 

Gebroe-Hammer Associates on Thursday said Executive Managing Director and East Orange market specialist David Oropeza brokered the $11.9 million sale of 17 Summit Street...

Anywhere appoints former Fannie Mae chairman to its board of directors

Madison-based Anywhere Real Estate on Thursday said it appointed Egbert L.J. Perry to its board of directors. Perry is currently chairman and CEO of...

Kislak trades Jersey Shore mixed-use buildings for $3.6M

The Woodbridge-based Kislak Co. on Wednesday said it recently sold two mixed-use buildings in Monmouth County for $3.6 million. The transactions included the $2.2...

Cognizant, CoreLogic strengthen decadelong relationship with $1B services agreement

Teaneck-based Cognizant on Thursday said it inked a new, 10-year services agreement valued at approximately $1 billion with California-based CoreLogic, a leading global property...

ADP Foundation gifts $1M to Liberty Science Center’s SciTech Scity

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City was the recipient of a $1 million donation from the ADP Foundation toward its unique innovation campus being...