With its $35,000 award from the INNovation Fund, NJ Spotlight set out to stage a one-day multi-tracked event to convene leaders and citizens to tackle the needs of major New Jersey cities on a multitude of critical civic issues.
Responses provided by NJ Spotlight CEO John Mooney. Organization Name: NJ Spotlight
Project Title: NJ Spotlight on Cities
Focus: A day-long conference on the challenges and opportunities facing New Jersey cities. What was your organization trying to achieve? We had multiple goals with NJ Spotlight On Cities. First, we wanted to bring more discussion, understanding and exposure to issues faced by New Jersey’s urban areas, especially at a time that cities are seeing an influx of new residents and businesses.