- Area(s) of Focus: Community Health & Civic Life, Economy
- Key Indicator(s): Group Membership (% of adults 18 and over involved in social, civic, sports, and religious groups), Violent Crime (per 100,000 population), Unemployment Rate (%), Income Inequality (Ratio of household income at the 80th percentile to that at the 20th percentile)
- State(s): New Jersey
Newark Now was founded by Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker in 2003 to provide Newark residents with skills, tools, and support to transform their neighborhoods. It is an intermediary organization that partners with municipal government, residents, grassroots organizations, and the philanthropic community to catalyze the achievement of significant positive outcomes throughout the city.