HAN member RWJBarnabas Health is a founding member of the Newark Anchor Collaborative (NAC), which is helping to transform Newark into a city of opportunity for all, by helping drive the “Hire. Buy. Live. Newark” initiative.
“We are trying to determine how we can ensure the city grows in an equitable and inclusive way,” Aisha Glover, CEO of the Newark Alliance, says. “If you don’t combine economic and community development approaches, you don’t understand the vision for Newark,” she adds.
Michellene Davis, Esq., executive vice president, chief corporate affairs officer, says RWJBarnabas Health’s Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has been proactively involved in community health and wellness initiatives for more than 119 years. “We are immersed both internally and externally since many of our employees are Newark residents,” Davis adds.