New Jersey Stage
New Jersey Stage on social media




NOTE: NJ Stage is not affiliated with this event. For ticket info, please contact the venue directly.

Newark Arts Education Roundtable Receives $10,000 Grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to fund Trauma Informed Arts Education

originally published: 12/20/2018

Newark Arts Education Roundtable Receives $10,000 Grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to fund Trauma Informed Arts Education

(NEWARK, NJ) -- The Newark Arts Education Roundtable (“NAER”) has received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. The grant will fund new arts-based trauma informed trainings, helping to develop best practices and evaluation tools for the purpose of addressing the social and emotional needs of Newark’s most trauma-impacted students.

"This grant enables NAER to fully embody the model of collective impact because it will bring together leadership across the school, healthcare, and arts education communities. A better understanding of trauma informed arts education across these sectors will ultimately enhance all our causes as well as support other Newark initiatives serving Newark youth,” says Lauren Meehan, Director of the Newark Arts Education Roundtable.

Planning has begun for the 2019 shared professional development series, which will guide a cohort of arts and healthcare professionals in workshops and learning exercises that are specific to trauma-informed care. In 2020, the series will follow the successful model of NAER’s Art of Evaluation Series and will work with these participants to develop shared criteria for assessing quality arts programming to improve trauma-informed care and create a user guide of integrated best practices to empower arts and healthcare professionals.

“We are pleased to support NAER,” said Jonathan R. Pearson, Executive Director of The Horizon Founda-tion for New Jersey. “The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey works closely with grantees who share our commitment to improving the health and communities we serve throughout New Jersey." 

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is committed to working alongside those who can help us im-prove our neighbors’ health, inform their health decisions and inspire them to lead healthier, more ful-filling lives. The Foundation’s mission is to support organizations that make New Jersey healthier. The Foundation has three funding pillars, Caring, Connecting and Creating. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the sole member of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, both of which are independ-ent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.  

The Newark Arts Education Roundtable (NAER) is a cross sector collaborative whose mission is to ensure that all Newark children in grades PreK – 12 have equitable access to and participation in high-quality sequential arts education, both in and out of school. The NAER partnership network includes individuals and organizations of all sizes whose staff members participate in both full membership meetings and targeted committee meetings. NAER is under the umbrella of Newark Arts, which serves as a fiscal spon-sor. 

 





More Articles You Might Like

Montclair Art Museum Presents Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers
Montclair Art Museum Presents Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers
Up Close and Personal: French Prints Capture Etcher’s Technical Brilliance at Zimmerli
Up Close and Personal: French Prints Capture Etcher’s Technical Brilliance at Zimmerli
Newly Acquired Children's Book Illustrations by Vladimir Radunsky Now on View at Zimmerli
Newly Acquired Children's Book Illustrations by Vladimir Radunsky Now on View at Zimmerli
Roz Dorlen's Out of this World: Spacescapes of the Cosmos and Serena Bocchino's Colorforms On View At Visual Arts Center of NJ
Roz Dorlen's Out of this World: Spacescapes of the Cosmos and Serena Bocchino's Colorforms On View At Visual Arts Center of NJ
Montclair Art Museum Presents Federico Uribe: Animalia
Montclair Art Museum Presents Federico Uribe: Animalia
Montclair Art Museum Presents "Uncaged: Animals In The Collection"
Montclair Art Museum Presents "Uncaged: Animals In The Collection"


Event calendar
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020


MUSIC



WHISKEY CROSSING @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

An Evening with Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte and the Russ Kassoff Little Big Band @ The Avenel Performing Arts Center, Avenel - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

BRIAN WILSON: GREATEST HITS LIVE @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

Jim's Big Ego @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 8:00pm

Brubeck Brothers Quartet @ Berrie Center for the Arts, Ramapo College of NJ, Mahwah - 8:00pm

Lunar New Year Celebration @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 7:30pm

The Sixties Show @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

Little River Band @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Winter 2020 Solo Electric @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 8:00pm

Ethical Brew presents: Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway "Deeper Than The Skin" @ Ethical Brew/Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, NJ, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Shaky Show @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm






THEATRE


Pygmalion [#NotMyFairLady] @ Black Box Performing Arts Center, Englewood - 8:00pm

All Shook Up @ George Frey Center for Arts/Fair Lawn Community Center, Fair Lawn, NJ - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

The Diary of a Mother @ Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC), Hackensack - 7:00pm

RITZ KIDZ - The Pied Piper @ The Ritz Theatre, Haddon Twp - 10:00am and 1:00pm

Brighton Beach Memoirs @ Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Class Act Performing Arts Studio Presents: #ThrowBackTheatre @ Hamilton Stage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 2:00pm and 7:00pm


DANCE


Nai Ni Chen Chinese New Year Celebration, Year of the Golden Rat @ Victoria Theater @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm


FILM


Toy Story 4 @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 2:00pm

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020 Screening @ Voorhees Hall #105, New Brunswick - 7:00pm

View all events

















 









New Jersey Stage © 2020 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 | info@newjerseystage.com

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.