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The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Newark residents by offering scholarships to students, hosting free community events and donating food and other goods to needy families. All contributions to ARJ Civic are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

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  • Upcoming events

    North Ward Parade

    When: Friday, December 08, 2023 at 06:00 PM
    Where: North Ward (Mt. Prospect Avenue)

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    Who's attending
    Annalitzschka Rodriguez Antonio Agnello Joseph Quaranta, MPA Stephanie Maldonado Jessenia Perez Yoselyn Marcelino Lauren Taylor Yolanda Laboy Craig Smith Indera Ramsaran LaShonda Richardson Arleen R. Romona Timmons Cynthia McCann Everette Christian Jarrell Debose chucho vargas A R Michael Giunta Griselle Ponce Ideelyss Torres Eusebia Tejada Cass Gonmiah Chris Rivera Johanna Santiago Destiny Hawkins Sophie Libisi Carmen Vaca Vanessa Solano Aida9 Ortiz Diana Rodriguez Albania Espaillat Ana Gonzalez Vivian Palmer Antonella Varco Melissa Vicente Katherine Quispe Oluwabukola Ogundele Diane Haslam Maria Santana O C Jonathan Camacho Francesca Rodriguez Araceli Santiago Alicia Morante Lazette Burley Candace Perry Ada Perez
  • Latest from the blog

    Anibal Ramos Jr. 11th Annual Golf Outing

    The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association held its 11th Annual Golf fundraiser at Weequahic Park in Newark on Oct. 12, 2023. The event raises money for scholarships for Newark high school and college students, as well as a variety of programs in Newark, including movie nights in Branch Brook Park, backpack giveaways, a turkey giveaway at Thanksgiving, a holiday party for families and events for seniors. ARJ Civic has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships over the past decade to deserving students from Newark, helping them to continue their education. ARJ Civic is a non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.
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    ARJ Civic Awards $17,500 in Scholarships to 15 Newark Students

    The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awarded scholarships totaling $17,500 to 15 deserving high school and college students. The scholarships were distributed during an awards ceremony at Nanina’s in the Park attended by family members of the students and Newark Schools Superintendent Roger Leon along with a number of administrators for North Ward public schools.
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