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Newark Mayor Baraka to Host Oct. 26 Class for Rutgers University-Newark Students on How Newark Government Operates

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(above) Newark Mayor Ras Baraka

School of Public Affairs and Administration Students Will Hear From Department Heads, Council Members, and Policy Makers to Gain Intimate Understanding of How Municipal Government Works

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Municipal Council President Mildred C. Crump, Deputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Baye Adofo-Wilson, Department Directors, and other municipal policy-makers will host a class for Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Public Affairs and Administration students on Monday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Municipal Council Chamber, at City Hall in Newark, 920 Broad Street.

At the class, the Mayor and the other leader will give presentations, hold panel discussions, and take questions from the students on aspects of municipal government, including departmental challenges and issues, the policy and hiring processes, how graduates can pursue careers in economic development or start businesses, recent development projects, and key challenges of their positions.

Mayor Baraka will deliver closing remarks at 11:30 a.m. Students will opportunities to network with panelists.

The event will conclude with a photo opportunity with the Mayor, students, faculty, and department directors.

 

WHO: Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Municipal Council President and Event Co-Chair Mildred C. Crump, Deputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Baye Adofo-Wilson, Department Directors, Other municipal policy-makers

WHAT:  Will host a class on how Newark municipal government operates for Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Public Affairs and Administration students.

 WHEN: Monday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to noon, 920 Broad Street, Newark

             MEDIA NOTES: Media parking is available in nearby lots and garages.

 

Mayor Baraka will deliver closing remarks at 11:30 a.m.

The event will conclude with a photo opportunity with the Mayor, students, faculty, and department directors.

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Contact:  Newark Press Information Office, Marjorie Harris, Press Secretary, 973-733-8004; PressOffice@ci.newark.nj.us