Leadership Impact Virtual Series
April 6, 2022 – 11am to 1pm
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Best Practices to Achieve Health Equity
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President’s Tent
11 Bishop Place, New Brunswick


Join the New Jersey Devils and Jazz For Prostate Cancer Awareness® for a Black History Month Celebration Game at Prudential Center, featuring the jazz music of NJPAC’s Mark Gross!
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Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Presents

75 Years in the City of Newark: A Pathway Forward for Social Justice
Jan 19, 2022


See the documentary GONE TOO SOON!
Community Screenings at Express Newark Saturday, December 11th
Post-Show Discussion with Producer/Director Celeste A. Bateman & Film Crew.

Fitness Fridays

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
30 minute Sit & Fit
30 minute Zumba


Increasing COVID-19 outreach in lower-income communities

AHLI Board Member Deacon Francis Dixon quoted on National Institute for Health (NIH) Website

AHLI board member Francis Dixon, is the executive director of New Hope Now Community Development Corporation, The New Hope Baptist Church. His organization serves as a Community Partner for NJ HEROES TOO, a research study aimed at improving COVID-19 testing in underserved communities.

AHLI Advisory Board

The AHLI Advisory Board is comprised of community-based, service agency, and academic leaders representing the Greater Newark community. They provide leadership, guidance and programmatic direction to assist OUCP address health equity for senior citizens.

Our Mission



To strengthen Rutgers’ engagement with the Greater Newark community, the New Jersey region and beyond.


Community Engagement at RU-N


Are you or your organization interested in establishing a partnership with Rutgers-Newark?


Special Projects


The West Ward Community Coalition catalyzes collective impact by promoting information sharing and supporting partnerships to improve the quality of life in Newark’s West Ward.

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AHLI for Life Colorectal & Lung Cancer Screening Campaign

AHLI For Life Colorectal & Lung Cancer logo

AHLI for Life seeks to increase screening rates among Greater Newark residents ages 55 and over.  Early Detection Saves Lives! Membership includes:

  • An AHLI for Life Welcome Kit
  • Weekly emails with tips, information, & motivational material
  • Navigational support for screening opportunities
  • Access to virtual & in-person healthy living programs and events

If you have any questions, feel free to email us. Response times are between 48-72 hours Monday-Friday:

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of University-Community Partnerships is to serve as the nexus that connects Rutgers University–Newark students, faculty and staff to expand, create and promote reciprocal and mutually beneficial partnerships that support and align with the university’s strategic engagement priorities.

Guiding Principles

  • Invest in collaborative academic and research programs
  • Invest in our students
  • Invest in anchor institution collaboration
  • Leverage our diversity and building civic dialogue

Community Engagement at RU-N

To learn more about the university’s ongoing efforts to serve as an anchor institution visit

For Students

The Office of University-Community Partnerships has multiple opportunities for community engagement to offer RU-N students who are committed to transforming communities by investing their time, skill and passion to the Newark and Greater Newark area. Students may participate through:

“I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again. Simple, honest, human conversation. Not mediation, negotiation or problem solving debates or public meetings.  Simple, truthful conversations where we have a chance to speak, we each feel heard, and we each listen well.” –
Margaret Wheatley