Researching Public Law and Public Policy in the Public Interest

Recommendations to the City of Newark

In October 2017, Rutgers Equitable Development Working Group and Rutgers Center on Law, Inequality & Metropolitan Equity (CLiME) submitted "Recommendations to the City of Newark, Mayor Ras Baraka." This report provided research and recommendations about spreading the benefits of potential economic growth to all ward and neighborhoods in the City of Newark. The researchers began by asking:

How does a working-class city in the midst of economic interest from a fast-growing metropolitan region harness newfound resources to grow in ways that ensure the maximum amount of inclusion and opportunity for its current and future residents?