Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

Hudson County Community College Culinary Conference Center 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ, United States

May 9 - 12, 9 am to 5 pm

Connect with artists, community and cultural leaders, grantmakers and others working to enhance communities through local arts and culture. 

American River screening and community conversation

Hackensack Performing Arts Center 102 State Street, Hackensack, NJ, United States

June 7, 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Take a trip along the Passaic River in American River, an entertaining and inspiring film that explores stories by community members about one of the nation’s most troubled waterways.

Art Takes the Bench! Live Painting

New Milford Borough Hall 930 River Road, New Milford, NJ, United States

On Tuesday, August 1, (Time TBD), please join us at New Milford Borough Hall in New Milford to watch artists paint park benches in Art Takes the Bench! The benches will be installed in three public parks in the Borough with themes selected by community members. A goal of the project is to encourage more […]

25th Anniversary Celebration

Aura Restaurant & Bar 159 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ, United States

On Thursday, October 26, join us and other friends, supporters and allies to celebrate our work and honor our President and co-founder Michael Shannon, as well as local heroes in civic leadership, arts and the environment. While our work is serious, we’ll have fun celebrating it: Enjoy a game show-style awards ceremony and a North […]


How Hackensack is Working to Reduce Flooding and Combined Sewer Overflow


The City of Hackensack is taking significant strides to reduce flooding and reduce overflows (CSO) of its combined sewer system, which conveys both sanitary and stormwater flows. In so doing, the City seeks to reduce the impacts of flooding and stormwater pollution upon its residents and the local environment. Measures include combined sewer separation projects, […]


Green Infrastructure for Environmental Justice Community Gathering

Second Reformed Church, 436 Union, Hackensack 436 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ, United States

Join us in this free and public gathering to learn more about how the Green Infrastructure for Environmental Justice project can help communities in Central Hackensack. We will explore: *How green infrastructure can help reduce future flooding and beautify places *Environmental justice, and how it can be used to protect vulnerable communities from environmental problems […]


Community meeting: Green Infrastructure for Environmental Justice and Flood Mitigation

Second Reformed Church, 436 Union, Hackensack 436 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ, United States

Join us to learn more about an exciting project to help reduce future flooding in Hackensack and make neighborhoods in the city greener and healthier.  Learn about green infrastructure and environmental justice, and how you can get involved in a strategies to promote both in Central Hackensack. There will be light refreshments served (snacks and […]