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New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is dedicated to creating opportunities to transform lives within the Great Falls Neighborhood of Paterson, NJ. NJCDC is a private, non-profit community development and social service agency focusing on youth development, education, affordable & supportive housing, and community and economic development. Founded in 1994, NJCDC serves over 2,000 children, teens and families daily, and strives to fulfill its vision that all 8,000 children living in the Great Falls neighborhood will reach adulthood college and career ready.

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Valerie Trawinski, Communications & Events Associate,
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Cell: 551-404-5854

NJCDC to Celebrate Global YouthBuild Day with Service Project and Memorial

In celebration of Global YouthBuild Day, all around the country YouthBuild programs, students, graduates, and volunteers will be working together to make a positive impact within their community.

200+ Volunteers to Clean and Plant Gardens in Paterson

In celebration of Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), New Jersey Community Development Corporation’s (NJCDC) AmeriCorps program will be hosting a day of gardening and community cleanup service projects within Paterson’s Great Falls Promise Neighborhood--the neighborhood NJCDC serves

NJCDC Kicks Off New Program Making Home Repairs for Paterson’s Elderly and Disabled

With the Christmas spirit permeating through its organizational fabric, NJCDC will host a kick-off event for their newest program that serves elderly and disabled Paterson residents. Over the next 12 months, NJCDC’s FreePair Paterson program will make 500 home repairs—free of service charges—for the elderly and disabled residents of Paterson
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More Than 100 Paterson Preschoolers to Receive Free Backpacks and School Supplies

For many of New Jersey Community Development Corporation’s (NJCDC) youngest students, the first few days of school can be a difficult transition--especially if they are just starting preschool and this will be their first time away from their parents. NJCDC is providing a boost for the three- and four- year old students at their preschool, Paterson Family Center (PFC), by giving the young students backpacks and school supplies to help get the 2016-2017 school year off to a great start.

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Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

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Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience...

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), both members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, introduced legislation that will create a more transparent and higher-quality experience for airline consumers by requiring air carriers to disclose the actual wheels-off and wheels-on time for certain domestic passenger flight segments.