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Neighborhood Cleanup

Esperanza Neighborhood Project and Holy Family Parish invite the community to assist in a neighborhood cleanup at two sites in New Brunswick on June 13.
Cleanups will take place at St. Joseph Church, located at the corner of Somerset Street and Maple Street and at Sacred Heart Church, located at the corner of Throop Avenue and Redmond Street.
Participants of all ages are welcome. Tools, gloves and bags will be provided.
For more information or to RSVP, call Charles of New Brunswick Tomorrow at (732) 484-8511.


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Façade Grant Matching Program Now Available in French Street Neighborhood

A new grant program seeks to help businesses owners rehabilitate and improve their appearances in businesses around the City’s French Street corridor. Businesses in the Esperanza Neighborhood Project target area will be able to apply for matching grants of up to $20,000 to improve the quality of storefronts and signage. This is intended to create […]

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Free Graffiti Clean-up Service Now Available to Residents and Businesses!

Is there unsightly graffiti present on your home or business? The Esperanza Neighborhood Project and NJ Youth Corps of Middlesex County-New Brunswick are willing to help you clean it up! “The Anti-Graffiti Clean-up Crew” is available to help clean and paint over graffiti on private residences and businesses in New Brunswick. The cleaning crew is […]

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Cinco De Mayo Festival

The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. in the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s Community Room with storytelling by re-enactor Domingo Camarillo as Benito Juárez, President of Mexico. Festivities at the library will also include piñata, face painting, arts and crafts.

At 1 p.m., a parade featuring low rider cars will take start at the library and proceed to Joyce Kilmer Park, where there will be variety of food vendors, music and dance performances.

Admission to the event is free and open to all.

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New Mural Dedicated at the Corner of Jersey Avenue and Handy Street

A colorful new mural is now visible on the French Street corridor, depicting strength, perseverance and determination. “Una gota rompe la piedra” or “A drop breaks the stone,” created by artist Lunar New Year, was a collaboration between Esperanza Neighborhood Project and its parent agency New Brunswick Tomorrow and local arts nonprofit coLAB Arts. This […]

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