Backpack Giveaway

ARJ Civic Awards $14,000 in Scholarships to 12 Newark Students

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awarded scholarships totaling $14,000 to 12 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, state Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz, Councilman Luis Quintana and Newark Schools Superintendent Roger Leon along with a number of administrators for North Ward public schools.

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Easter Egg Give and Go

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association on Saturday, April 3, 2021 partnered with North Newark Little League and the Hispanic Law Enforcement Society of Essex County along with North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr., Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Assemblywomen Eliana Pintor Marin and Shanique Speight, Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Councilmen Carlos Gonzalez and Luis A. Quintana for a Easter Egg Give and Go event at Kasberger Field.

ARJ Civic Holds 7th Annual Golf Outing

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association held its 7th Annual Golf Outing at Essex County Weequahic Golf Course in Newark, raising thousands of dollars that will be used to provide scholarships to Newark students.

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ARJ Civic Donates Hundreds of Backpacks to Newark Children

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NEWARK, NJ - If you asked one of the smiling kids bolting around Branch Brook Park what brought them out Friday night, they might have said watching the film "Captain Marvel" under the stars or wanting to jump around in the three inflatable bounce castles.

If you asked the parents, it would be the for the free backpacks that contained essential school supplies to see the kids through the 2019-2020 school year.

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Newark Leaders honored at ARJ Civic Leadership Breakfast

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association today honored 11 leaders who have contributed to improving Newark during a fundraising breakfast at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Those honored were leaders in business, education, law enforcement as well as the senior community.

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More than 500 Newark children receive free backpacks at community event

More than 500 Newark children received free backpacks during a Back-to-School night Friday at Branch Brook Park organized by the Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association.

The Back to School night has become an annual tradition in the North Ward that draws hundreds of families for backpacks, books and back-to-school supplies along with bouncy houses, popcorn and a screening of the movie Wonder.

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ARJ Civic releases 2017 Year in Review

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association has released its 2017 Year in Review, which highlights the events and activities sponsored by the non-profit organization founded by North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr.

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TAPintoNewark: Newark's North Ward councilman works to bring holiday cheer to those in need

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Surrounded by his extended family in Newark's North Ward, Felix Perez fled one home in Puerto Rico to come back to his native city in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

For Perez, the confusion of his life following the storm has given him a true moment of clarity this Christmas.

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ARJ Civic Association Awards Scholarships to 11 Newark Students

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awarded scholarships totaling $7,500 to 11 high school and college students from Newark.

ARJ Civic held an awards breakfast on July 20 at The North Ward Center.

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Councilman-at-Large Carlos Gonzalez, North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and Newark Public Schools Advisory Board member Josephine Garcia (middle row) stand with scholarship recipients.

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