211 COMMUNITY IMPACT (211 Ci) iS a NEWARK-BASED NONPROFIT cOMMUNITY oRGANIZATION.
Our mission is to stimulate interest in community issues and foster action for change by providing innovative community education programs, public policy information and resources, and forums for active community engagement and inclusive decision-making in Newark.
211Ci works to provide high quality programs and information, coordinate solutions to the root causes of problems impacting the interests and well-being of Newark residents, and generate opportunities and resources for community engagement that are responsive to the concerns and interests of Newark residents. Guided by the belief that those directly impacted by the problems in their communities are essential to finding solutions, 211 Ci draws on the wisdom, voice, and experiences of Newark residents to guide our programming and the issues we address at a community level.
211 Ci partners with schools, businesses, churches, local agencies, and community organizations to increase the opportunities and resources available to meet the following goals:
Educate youth and adults through community education programs, public policy information, forums and resources that build the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective exercise of civil rights in a democratic society.
Build our community's civic capacity to support, monitor and advocate for policy reform and provide forums for the community to be informed about public policies that impact their daily lives and engaged in the policy-making process.