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Jersey City Summit: A Call to Service

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Event:
Jersey City Summit: A Call to Service
Start:
June 14, 2014 11:00 am
End:
June 14, 2014 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Organizer:
The Citizens Campaign
Phone:
(732) 548-9798
heather@thecitizenscampaign.org
Updated:
June 10, 2014
Venue:
Jersey City Hall
Phone:
(732) 548-9798
Address:
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280 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302, United States
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The Citizens Campaign and Mayor Steven Fulop invite you to attend the Jersey City Call to Service Summit on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 11 am to 1 pm in City Hall. The Summit will empower residents with the training and support they need to bring their talents, energy, and ideas to make an impact in their city & provide the opportunity to meet like-minded citizens.

The day’s events will kick-off with remarks from The Citizens Campaign Chairman Harry Pozycki, LatinoJustice President Juan Cartagena and Mayor Steven Fulop. An interactive panel will follow featuring leading experts on how to move ideas into action:

• US Strong Director Curtis Fisher will discuss how to drill down and tackle big policy issues at the local level
• Naeema Campbell, author of the blog Naeema’s Notes, will talk about her work building community through citizen journalism
• Former New Jersey State Comptroller Matthew Boxer will highlight effective ways to conduct evidence-based research
• Maria Vizcarrondo of the The Nerney Leadership Institute at Cabrini College will demonstrate how to use a no-blame political strategy to get results

Small group discussions, facilitated by Creative New Jersey, will provide attendees with the opportunity to identify the issues they find most important in the City and begin the conversation on how to implement solutions.