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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...

PSEG Foundation’s $300K grant will help Rutgers’ Center of Policing create initiative that aims...

Two major local organizations are plugging in the resources required to help police departments serving diverse communities identify and solve problems before they happen. A long-running Rutgers University program, the Center on Policing, and PSEG...

Women in tech will be featured prominently at Propelify next week

TechUnited New Jersey CEO Aaron Price is proud his group has been able to pivot the Propelify Innovation Festival into a weeklong virtual event, which begins Monday. Lasting five shorter days instead of one long...

For BofA’s Garofalo, connecting with Hispanic Latino community is more than just good business,...

Alberto Garofalo can rattle off the numbers that show Bank of America’s commitment to the Latino community. Bankers, after all, are always good with numbers. “We serve 9.5 million Hispanic Latino individuals, approximately a million...

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April 2024 gaming revenues driven by near-record for internet gaming

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ZRG elevates Fortier to global head of partner recruitment to attract top talent

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Cherry Hill Mall welcomes new brands as nearly 30K sq. ft. of leases signed

Cherry Hill Mall on Wednesday unveiled a dynamic roster of new stores and strategic lease signings, signaling ongoing growth and a commitment to providing...