In association with the Union Theological Seminary’s Poverty Initiative, The Poverty Scholars Network endeavors to cultivate grassroots leadership and galvanize low-income organizers to collectively address issues of poverty and socioeconomic inequality mounted by the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign, in a nationwide social movement led by and for the impoverished […]
The Brunswick Boxing and Fitness Club is a boxing gym where founder JT provides an athletic outlet for New Brunswick, as well as a safe space for young people to develop life skills through his outreach program SAVE.
Building a Sandcastle: A Broken Promise to Atlantic City from Media Mobilizing Project TV on Vimeo. This video, titled Building a Sandcastle: A Broken Promise to Atlantic City, was produced by Media Mobilizing Project in partnership with NJ Spark. The following is another chapter in Atlantic City’s story reported by NJ Spark students.
This is not the first time Atlantic City has had to demonstrate their ability to withstand difficult circumstances. The city has a long history of attempts to reinvent itself. In 1854 so-called “Father of Atlantic City” Jonathan Pitney, discovered the area, and he envisioned it as a health resort. Building on his vision for the […]