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Teaching Women in Tech to Speak Up

The greatest obstacle women face in the tech industry is not that they don’t have much female company (even though they don’t). It’s that they don’t speak up about...

To the Editor: The Holidays Are Heart Attack Season

The holidays are a time for celebrating with family and friends, but it is also a time of overindulging and stress. According to a 2016 report in the Journal...

United Way of Greater Mercer County: Building Financial Empowerment in the Community

When Louisa and Steve walked through the doors of United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC) last March, they thought they owed the Internal Revenue Service $300. They never...

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen: A Time for Growth

For the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK), 2018 will be a year of growth in more ways than one. Over the next several months, TASK will begin work to...

To the Editor: Medicaid Saves Lives

Medicaid — the safety next for millions of Americans — continues to be under attack.Whether debating healthcare legislation, tax reform, or deficit reduction, lawmakers see Medicaid as some magic...

Volunteer Connect: Give Year-Round… Join a Nonprofit Board of Trustees

VolunteerConnect offers nonprofit board training for individuals and corporate employees. They are the leading organization in central New Jersey committed to connecting skilled professionals with nonprofits in need of...

May Your Holiday(s) be Merry

As Diccon Hyatt points out in the cover story of this issue, companionship — even with a four-legged friend — is important to everyone, especially as we age.That reminder...

The Art and Science Of Corporate Giving

Every year the insurance company NJM gives out around $2 million in charitable donations out of its $1.76 billion revenue. But rather than simply write checks to a few...

The Power of Puppy Love: Meet the Owners of Canine Caregivers

Every few weeks for the past few years, the residents at Merwick Care, a nursing home on Plainsboro Road, have gotten a visit from a therapist who is a...

#MeToo for the Workplace

Me too. I have stories that fall into the “egregious” or “obvious” category: like the time a judge brought me privately into his office, told me to “sit down,...

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Artist’s Travel Journals Reveal Images, Words, and Trends

For many, a personal journal is just that — personal, often kept in a discrete place such as the bottom of a drawer. Mikel Cirkus, on the other hand, wants to celebrate his journals with the world.