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Sep 16, 2014

Payne Attends Martin’s Place grand opening

Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.

Sep 11, 2014

Fight to ratify Equal Rights Amendment draws new interest

Thousands of women are expected to rally on the west lawn of the Capitol on Saturday for women's equality, voting rights and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, adopted by Congress in 1972.

Jul 23, 2014

Healthy Cities volunteers can change the Face of a Community

The playground construction in Newark helped launch the Healthy Cities Initiative, a yearlong philanthropic program designed to coordinate children’s wellness, nutrition and play resources.

Jul 15, 2014

Morgan Stanley hopes Newark program improves kids' wellness

A Newark pilot program launched this summer by Morgan Stanley hopes to impact the health of inner-city youngsters by creating the kind of wellness environment that many suburban communities take for granted.

Jun 27, 2014

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Creates Linked Network of Children's Wellness Programming in Newark

Morgan Stanley today announced Healthy Newark, an innovative philanthropic program connecting several local nonprofits, schools and hospitals to deliver a linked package of the building blocks to a healthy childhood. Morgan Stanley will work with its local and national partners to help as many as 3,000 Newark, N.J., children and their families.

Jun 9, 2014

Payne Praises President Obama’s New Action to Help Student Loan Borrowers; Also Calls on Congress to Pass Student Loan Refinancing Bill

Rep. Payne, Jr. praises President Obama for executive action that will help millions of families save on student loan repayments, making a college affordable within reach for millions more hardworking families.

Apr 22, 2014

Payne Releases Report: Ryan Republican Budget a Recipe for Disaster for Communities of Color

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a report today detailing how the Ryan Republican Budget would undermine the economic security of communities of color.

Apr 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Face Hurdles on Vulnerable Programs

Key Obama Administration initiatives like Promise Neighborhoods which has been introduced by Rep. Payne, Jr., could be vulnerable at the end of the president's second term should Republicans take over the U.S. Senate and retain the U.S. House of Representatives.

Apr 14, 2014

Future Civic Leaders Fosters Youth Participation in Government

Public figures, members of Congress and other Washingtonians gathered recently to celebrate five years of Future Civic Leaders, an organization that fosters political engagement among high school students.