Beautiful Trenton: a committed group of Trenton residents who engaged in a visioning process for the future of the city, articulated this vision, educated the voting public about the issues, and challenged candidates and decision-makers to enact progressive solutions.
The South Trenton Area Residents’ Society and the Trenton Ferry Historic District. Neighbors were given a joint grant for a community garden project that included cleaning existing lots by removing refuse, adding garbage receptacles, painting a mural, repairing a sidewalk in that neighborhood and completing a tree bed project.
Pilot program that gives free formal piano and violin lessons to homeless children, whose families are being transitioned into permanent housing through Mercer Alliance’s Rapid Re-housing program.
The Leadership Trenton Sustainable Initiative Economic Development Committee, a program of Thomas Edison State College Foundation, was funded to collect data and conduct a community outreach project to assist in strategy creation for business retention and expansion in the City and the region.
Passage Theatre Company’s production “Trenton Lights” a play based on a collection of interviews with 44 city residents highlighting the vast cultural makeup of the city’s population, including seniors from a variety of ethnic groups, immigrants, students and clients of the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.
La Casita was given support for educational sessions on immigration law for members of the various immigrant groups in the City of Trenton, as well as U.S Citizens and organizations who provide services to the immigrant community.
Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Get SET Summer Arts Camp, called “Science Thursdays” which included two trips to the NJ State Museum and Planetarium, where students were exposed to science activities.