SWEA was one of the organizations selected to join Dodge Foundation’s inaugural cohort of the Momentum Fund. In the vibrant South Ward of Newark, New Jersey, the South Ward Environmental Alliance (SWEA) has been tirelessly working since 2015 to address environmental justice issues that impact the community.
We are creating a new pathway for connection with racial justice-focused organizations that have not previously had access to the Dodge Foundation through our first-ever “Open Call.” We have been working and building towards this moment for years because we believe that this process is critical to achieving a just and equitable New Jersey.
Newark Community Street Team was one of the organizations selected to join Dodge Foundation’s inaugural cohort of the Momentum Fund. NCST was founded as Newark’s community-based violence reduction strategy.