The Mayors Forum

12-20-2019

The Mayor's Forum The Mayor’s Forum featured a conversation with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston. They spoke about the nature of activism and how to change laws in revolutionary ways. He spoke about police reform and the recent legal actions to hold Newark slumlords accountable. They forced landlords to make repairs and in some cases to even sell the buildings.  In the 7pm hour Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger Leon spoke with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston about his year and a half in Newark, and the next 10 years. There will be a ten year plan for the Newark Public Schools that will be released at the end of the school year. ...

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The Mayors Forum

11-15-2019

The Mayor's Forum The Mayor’s Forum featured a conversation with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston. They spoke about politics and the cost of real activism. Ras revealed stories about his childhood in the movement.  In the 7pm hour Asia Norton interviewed Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas and Street Doctor. They spoke about the store owner who beat a well known disabled man. Then Asia continued on a one on one interview where Jordan spoke about his time at University High School as a student board member and as a student activist in the tumultuous last years of Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson. ...

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