NJ Spotlight on Cities: A Quick Recap
A few digital glimpses of the second annual conference, judged a success by participants and attendees — or so they told us. See you next year.
/assets/16/1017/2220|Assemblyman John Wisniewski, declared candidate for Democratic nomination Phil Murphy, NJ Spotlight Editor-in-Chief Lee Keough, Assemblyman Jack M. Ciattarelli (declared candidate for the GOP nomination) and State Investment Council Chair Tom Byrne in an end-of-day panel looking ahead to the 2017 gubernatorial race.
/assets/16/1017/2246|Attendees enjoy breakfast at in the Prudential Lobby at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark
/assets/16/1017/2249|Attendees talk over breakfast as the day begins.
/assets/16/1017/2251| NJ Spotlight Founding Editor and CEO John Mooney opens NJ Spotlight On Cities 2016.
/assets/16/1017/2254| The program started with a conversation between Gov. Tom Kean, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and NJ Spotlight Founding Editor and CEO John Mooney.
/assets/16/1017/2255|Former governors Tom Kean and James Florio during a break in the sessions.
/assets/16/1017/2257|Isles Inc. Founder and CEO Marty Johnson gave a presentation on the changing role of non-profits.
/assets/16/1017/2259|East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor spoke on a panel about gentrification in the cities. To his left is Braden Crooks of Designing the We and to his right, Paul Silverman, principal.
/assets/16/1017/2301|Carol Coletta of the Kresge Foundation gave the lunchtime keynote talk.
/assets/16/1017/2310|Participants in the "Building an Urban Agenda" took an interactive, hands-on approach to tackling challenges and opportunities in New Jersey cities.