Newark, New Jersey

Racial Designation: Black

Gentrification Status: Mid-High

Responsible Party: Undetermined

Tools of Gentrification: University/City/Developer Expansion and Development

Community Response: Yes

Anti-gentrification Advocates: Mayor Ras Baraka- Partnered with many corporations and colleges to hire and train Newarkers (Prudential, Audible, RWJ Barnabas Health, PSE&G, Port Newark, Panasonic, United Airlines, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Prudential Center,NJIT and Rutgers-Newark, Newark Alliance, Interfaith Clergy Council, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, the New Community Corporation)

Anti-gentrification Strategies: Politician-Driven City Ordinances and Regulations 


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