Center for Migration and the Global City

About

The Center for Migration and the Global City (CMGC) is an incubator for multidisciplinary scholarship, innovative pedagogy and civic engagement that addresses both the local and global dimensions of migration. CMGC fosters migration research across academic disciplines and the development of educational resources, media curriculum, and public programming that contribute to a better understanding of the impact of contemporary migration and its historical roots.

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The Center’s work is oriented by our location; situated on the Newark campus of a public university in a state with the nation’s third highest percentage of immigrant residents. New Jersey’s immigrant population is particularly diverse in comparison with the rest of the country. Although nearly half of New Jersey’s immigrants are Latinx, New Jersey’s foreign-born residents originate from nearly 100 different countries and speak more than 165 languages. The material effects of these statistics are apparent on the Rutgers-Newark campus—a migratory hub that U.S. News and World Report has designated the most diverse national university in the United States for the past two decades. For these reasons, CMGC is particularly interested in the impact of global migration on the Newark region and the state of New Jersey.  In this capacity, CMGC is also a catalyst for generating collaborative partnerships between Rutgers faculty and New Jersey immigrant communities and the organizations that represent them

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CMGC Spotlights

 

Pictures of the Year International has named Newest Americans the Online Storytelling Project of the Year!

 

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Ironbound photo with "POY Online Storytelling Project of the Year" text overlay

 

Newest Americans

A digital storytelling project

EXPLORE

Ironbound skatepark

Halsey Festival

September 15, 2022 @ 3PM

Rutgers University - Newark and Newark Alliance

Halsey St, Newark

 

PAST EVENTS 

 

Honoring the Spirit of Rebellion: A Celebration of Nat Turner Park

August 20, 2022 

The Friends of Nat Turner Park, United Parks as One, and NJ Council for Humanities 

Nat Turner Park, Newark

 

NJPAC Sounds of the City 

August 4, 2022 

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Center Street, Newark. 

 

Newark’s National Night Out 

August 2, 2022 

Newark Department of Public Safety 

Weequahic Park, Newark 

 

NJPAC Sounds of the City

July 14, 2022 

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Center Street, Newark 

 

Newark Juneteenth 

May 18, 2022 

SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE

Halsey Street, Newark 

 

Festival of Praise

April 27, 2022

Newark Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Newark

 

BREAKOUT NEWARK

October 8 & 9, 2021

Break out Newark

Treat Place, Newark

 

Halsey Festival

September 23, 2021 

Rutgers University-Newark and Newark Alliance

Halsey Street, Newark 

 

NJPAC Sounds of the City

August 26, 2021 

New Jersey Performing Arts

Center Street, Newark 

 

Newark Story Bus Launch

Saturday, July 10 

Music/Market/Murals Festival

Treat Place, Newark

 

NEWARK STORY BUS

A mobile media lab

 

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Newark Story Bus

STORIES FROM THE PANDEMIC

As a pandemic hits, youth respond.

 

EXPLORE

Jacob Amaro

IRONBOUND FOODSCAPES

Five Buildings. Five Stories. One Neighborhood

 

ENTER

Sabor Unido

POEMQUEST

A WALKING TOUR OF POETRY

 

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Riverfront Park
Center for Migration and the Global City

Express Newark, #422
54 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

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