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City of Newark Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan Open House

The North Jersey Transportation and Planning Authority (NJTPA) and the City of Newark are hosting an Open House on Thursday, March 26, to discuss Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety at La Casa de Don Pedro. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival Kicks Off April 11

Essex County’s Annual Cherry Blossom Festival begins Saturday, April 11th. Visit: http://www.essexcountyparks.org/parks/branch-brook-park/calendar/2015-essex-county-cherry-blossom-festival to learn more about the exciting events they have in store this year.

 

NJPAC’s Books on the Move Cultivates Tomorrow’s Theatergoers Through Storytelling

After school, on a bone-chilling February day, about 25 young participants from La Casa’s After School Enrichment Program, huddled into their seats at La Casa’s 23 Broadway Center to be the first eager participants in a new NJPAC program that unites literacy with the performing arts. Read more here: http://www.njpac.org/about-njpac/spotlight/features/reading-on-a-roll#.VQmza-GhuB1. 

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After school, on a bone-chilling February day, about 25 young participants from La Casa’s After School Enrichment Program, huddled into their seats at La Casa’s 23 Broadway Center to be the first eager participants in a new NJPAC program that unites literacy with the performing arts. Read more here: http://www.njpac.org/about-njpac/spotlight/features/reading-on-a-roll#.VQmza-GhuB1. 

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State of New Jersey Extends Deadline for the Sandy Housing Programs

APPLICATION DEADLINES EXTENDED! The application period closes March 20 for the Low-to-Moderate Income Homeowners Rebuilding Program and April 6 for the Sandy Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. All applications are due by 11:59 pm! www.renewjerseystronger.org. Also, the state just approved short-term rental assistance and that program opens on March 16. More

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APPLICATION DEADLINES EXTENDED!

The application period closes March 20 for the Low-to-Moderate Income Homeowners Rebuilding Program and April 6 for the Sandy Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program. All applications are due by 11:59 pm! www.renewjerseystronger.org.

Also, the state just approved short-term rental assistance and that program opens on March 16. More information is available at: http://www.renewjerseystronger.org/february-26-2015-christie-administration-announces-short-term-rental-assistance-for-sandy-impacted-homeowners-in-the-rrem-and-lmi-homeowners-rebuilding-programs-while-they-repair-their-homes/

 

 

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La Casa Centers Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather

All La Casa de Don Pedro centers are closed today March 5th due to inclement weather.

La Casa & Wells Fargo Offering Home Preservation Workshop

Are you a Wells Fargo mortgage customer facing mortgage payment challenge? If so, we invite you to get the answers you need in a free mortgage assistance event being held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 10am-7pm. CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. For more information and to register

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Are you a Wells Fargo mortgage customer facing mortgage payment challenge? If so, we invite you to get the answers you need in a free mortgage assistance event being held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 10am-7pm. CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. For more information and to register call 973-485-0701 ext. 4343.

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Centers Closed in Observance of Presidents Day

All La Casa de Don Pedro centers will be closed Monday, February 16, 2015 in observance of Presidents Day. We will re-open Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 9am.

Mayor Baraka’s Town Hall on Economic Development

Join the Mayor on the Economic Development on Wednesday, February 11 from 6-8pm for a panel will be Baye Adofo-Wilson, Director of Housing and Economic Development; Rahman Muhammad, Deputy Mayor of Employment; Maria Yglesias, M&M Development Principal; and Ommeed Sathe, Prudential Director of Social Investments. The forum will be followed

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Join the Mayor on the Economic Development on Wednesday, February 11 from 6-8pm for a panel will be Baye Adofo-Wilson, Director of Housing and Economic Development; Rahman Muhammad, Deputy Mayor of Employment; Maria Yglesias, M&M Development Principal; and Ommeed Sathe, Prudential Director of Social Investments. The forum will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

Reserve your FREE tickets here: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/njpac/EN/buy/details/15N0211E.

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Personal Development Division Offering High School Equivalency

La Casa’s Personal Development Division Youth in Motion Program is offering out-of-school youth ages 16-21, in Newark, the opportunity to get their High School Equivalency (formerly GED). To learn more call 973-481-4713 or visit our center at 39 Broadway, 2nd Floor in Newark.

La Casa Centers Closed Jan. 27th

All La Casa centers will be closed Tuesday, January 27th due to the inclement weather.

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