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ProPublica and NJ Spark Host VICE News’s Jason Leopold

ProPublica and NJ Spark Host VICE News’s Jason Leopold

NJ Spark is proud to announce our first event held in partnership with ProPublica and sponsored by our partner, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. The idea to bring VICE News investigative reporter Jason Leopold, often referred to as a “Freedom of Information Act terrorist”, to New Jersey was born from an event held by the […]


Owner of Brunswick Boxing and Fitness Club Changes His Life To Change Others

Owner of Brunswick Boxing and Fitness Club Changes His Life To Change Others

On a rainy Tuesday in March of 2004, after more than ten years of drug dealing, stealing, and illegal gambling, JT found himself facing arrest after getting caught with an empty cocaine bag. On that same day, JT decided that it was time to make a change in his life.


Institutions Built By Slave Labor, Rutgers Included

Institutions Built By Slave Labor, Rutgers Included

In the last week, student groups have pointed to the inequity and injustice that is a part of Rutgers University’s history. In the midst of a year-long celebration of its 250th anniversary, New Brunswick campus Chancellor Richard L. Edwards acknowledged that in those 250 years, Rutgers had committed previously unacknowledged injustices. In response to student activism committee […]


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