Past Events


Latino Policy Forum: Immigration, Education & Employment

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:00 AM New Jersey Community Development Corporation 32 Spruce Street, Paterson, NJ



Building Bridges (Roads, Rail & Tunnels) to a Stronger Middle Class: Infrastructure Investments for New Jersey

Thursday, Thursday, March 3, 2016 4:00 PM The Frank Giovatto Library, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, New Jersey


Directions to Fairleigh Dickenson University
1000 River Road Teaneck, NJ 07666

From the North
Garden State Parkway to exit 163 to Route 17 South to Route 4 East. Exit Route 4 at River Road. Campus parking is on the right. From South Take Garden State Parkway to exit 161 to Route 4 East. Exit Route 4 at River Road. 

From the South
Take Garden State Parkway to exit 161 to Route 4 East. Exit Route 4 at River Road.
From West
Follow Route 80 East to Garden State Parkway North. Proceed on Garden State
Parkway to exit 161 (Route 4 East). Follow Route 4
to River Road exit. 

From East
Take the George Washington Bridge: follow signs to Route 4 West. Exit Route 4 at River Road. 



New Start Career Network Launch

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:00 AM The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development 30 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey

To help New Jersey’s long-term unemployed, particularly those age 45 and older, the New Start Career Network will provide free counseling, coaching and support services through a network of dedicated professionals, employers and non-profit organizations.   

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New Jersey’s Advanced Industries: What They Are & Why They Matter

Monday, Monday, April 13, 2015 10:00 AM Audible Inc. Headquarters One Washington Park, 15th Floor Newark, New Jersey

New Start New Jersey

Bruce Katz, Vice President & Director, Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program

Mark Muro, Senior Fellow & Policy Director, Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program

With concentration in technology R&D and STEM-oriented fields, advanced industries hold the potential to spark innovative, inclusive and sustainable growth throughout the economy. Bruce Katz and Mark Muro of the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program will offer an analysis of the state’s advanced-industries sector and provide specifically tailored policy recommendations aimed at maximizing New Jersey’s assets.

Admission is free. Seats may be reserved online by clicking "Register to Attend" below.


A Policy Agenda For Strengthening New Jersey's Middle Class

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:00 AM Center for American Progress & New Start New Jersey Present A Policy Agenda For Strengthening New Jersey’s Middle Class

On January 21, 2015, New Start New Jersey teamed with the Center for American Progress to present “A Policy Agenda for Strengthening New Jersey’s Middle Class,” featuring recommendations aimed at fortifying the pillars that have upheld the middle class for generations. Click here to watch the highlights of the event.



Monday, Monday, November 10, 2014 10:00 AM

Philip and Tammy Murphy announced the formation of New Start New Jersey, a think-and-do tank striving to identify and promote best-practice initiatives to strengthen the economic well-being of the state’s middle class. The launch coincided with the release of a survey commissioned to examine the new reality faced by those seeking prosperity and financial security in today’s economy. Click here to watch highlights of the event.


New Start New Jersey believes our state can do better — better for our families, better for our middle class. Committed not only to exploring, but also to enacting the most effective public policy initiatives to grow the economy and improve our quality of life, New Start New Jersey will work to generate momentum toward fulfilling our considerable promise, ensuring a more prosperous future for our state and all of our citizens.



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