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Ironbound Community Corp.

Newark, New Jersey



The community-based organization provides child care, youth programming, family support, and senior services to the multiethnic, working-class Ironbound neighborhood adjacent to Newark’s waterfront. This two-year supports the corporation and its partners in the Coalition for Healthy Ports to influence the expansion of the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey to minimize negative health impacts of freight traffic and increase the economic benefits for affected communities in Newark. The Coalition for Healthy Ports is an affiliate of the Moving Forward Network. 

Area Served

Area Served:
Newark, N.J.