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NJ.com, January 03, 2011
By Independent Press
Five United Ways merge to increase impact in Morris-Somerset-Essex Region

NJ.com, January 01, 2011
By James Queally/The Star-Ledger
New Jersey sees 13-percent spike in homicides over past year

NJ.com, December 2010
By Nyier Abdou/The Star-Ledger
At Newark homeless shelter, one woman’s love is boundless

NJ.com, December 06, 2010
By The Star-Ledger Continuous News Desk
Archdiocese of Newark condemns Star-Ledger report on handling of priest sex abuse cases

NJ.com, December 06, 2010
By Matt Friedman/Statehouse Bureau
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, top Democrats to meet over property tax ‘tool kit’

NJ.com, December 06, 2010
By The Associated Press
Civil service rules hurt N.J. towns looking to share services, state official says

IRS.gov, November 17, 2010
IRS Seeks to Return $164.6 Million in Undelivered Checks to Taxpayers; Recommends E-file and Direct Deposit to Eliminate Future Delivery Problems

The City of Newark, April 8, 2010
Newark Rx Discount Card Launched

NJ.com, April 8, 2010
By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
Newark expands prescription drug discount program for uninsured residents

NJ.com, March 19, 2010
By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
Newark Residents get Tax-Preparation Help from Nonprofit Group

The Daily Newarker, March 11, 2010
Mayor Booker Celebrates Family Success Center and Resident Council at Georgia King Village with West Ward Residents

NJ.com, March 11, 2010
By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
West Ward Housing Complex Praised by Newark Leaders as Model for Safety

NJ.com, February 22, 2010
By Chanta L. Jackson
Scenes from Father’s Now Graduation

The Takeaway, January 25, 2010
The Value: A Repeat Felon Chooses a Straight Life

NJ.com, November 25, 2009
By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
Newark helps residents open bank accounts, get financial smarts

USA TODAY, 11/15/2009
By Martha T. Moore
Programs work through challenges of ‘unbanked’ http://bankonnewark.org

Star Ledger, October 2, 2009
By Star Ledger Staff
LAVAR YOUNG – Model dad helping men become better fathers is a job he takes personally

Star Ledger, September 21, 2009
By Sharon Adarlo
Newark program encourages fathers to get involved in children’s education

Local Talk Newark, March 5, 2009
By Walter Elliott
Newark Now Holds Inaugural Commencement for Fathers

Local Talk Newark, February 19, 2009
Get A Larger Tax Return And A Refund Now For FREE

Local Talk Newark, February 12, 2009
Newark Now VITA and Refund NOW Can Help Bailout New Jersey Families

Star Ledger, November 2, 2008
By Barry Carter
Newark Program Helps Men Find Stability

New York Times, July 27, 2008
By Michael Winerip
Helping Families Right Where They Live

Star Ledger, June 15, 2008
By Barry Carter
Turning his life around: Giving dads the gifts of hope, a second chance

Star Ledger, January 10,  2008
By Jeffrey C. Mays
Group Comes to Rescue in  Tax Season, Newark Now Helps Residents Save Fees and File for Income Tax Credit.

Local Talk Newark,  January 10, 2008
By Dhiren Shah
FREE Volunteer Income Tax  Assistance Program Kick Off

On Television
You Tube, November 14, 2009
Newark Now FEC – Ronell Mitchell

You Tube, November 12, 2009
Newark Now – Financial Empowerment Center

WWOR – TV, April 9, 2008
Newark Comprehensive Center for Fathers Helps Fathers Get Back on Track.

Cablevision -  Neighborhood Journal, March 2008
Newark Now VITA Launches  Refund NOW – Helping Families to Build Assets

WMBC  – TV, January 11, 2008
Newark Now VITA Launches  2008 Tax Season

WWOR – TV, January 08,  2008
Newark Now VITA Launches  2008 Tax Season

On Radio
WBGO – Evening News, April 11, 2008
Newark Now Opens Newark Comprehensive Center for Fathers at Essex County College

Press Releases
Press Release, February 28, 2009
Newark Now’s Fathers NOW Program Honors First Graduating Class of Sixty-Eight Men

Press Release, February 11, 2009
Refund NOW Pioneers FREE Rapid Anticipation Loans

Press Release, January 16, 2009
Newark Now’s VITA Provides FREE Tax Preparation, Access to Earned Income Tax Credit, and Refund NOW – FREE Rapid Anticipation Loans

Press Release, December 22, 2008
Newark Now’s Annual Brighter Holiday Initiative Reaches 5,000 Families With Food, Toys, and Access to Important Social Services

Press Release, December 16, 2008
Edgar C. Izurieta Is Unanimously Voted President of Newark Now

Media Advisory, September 19, 2008
Tiki Barber Hosts The 5th Anniversary Newark Now Spirit Awards

Media Advisory, June 11, 2008
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Bus On-Site at Bradley Court Family Success Center

Press Release, June 2, 2008
Newark Now Hosts Fourth Annual “How I See It” Photography Fundraiser

Media Advisory, April 9,  2008
Newark Now Launches  Newark Comprehensive Center     for Fathers

Media Advisory, January  30, 2008
Newark Now VITA and  Commerce Bank Partner To Launch Refund NOW

Media Advisory, January  9, 2008
Newark Now VITA Prepares  Taxes For Free and Earns Bigger Refunds

Newark, NJ December 11,  2007
Newark Now Volunteer  Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Provides Free Tax Services For New Jersey Workers