The Yes, Newark campaign continues to shift the Newark narrative to showcase its greatest assets. The diamonds in the rough interwoven into the fabric of our city, consistently overshadowed. Our latest diamond, Princeton graduate and Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas, shares his reasons why Newark is a sure bet as Amazon's HQ2 headquarters in this Op-ed piece. Here's an excerpt:
"If a kid from Newark can receive a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, why can't Newark be the site of Amazon's next headquarters? To be sure, Newark has endured a reputation of desolation and hopelessness dating back to long before I was born. But that is only one piece of our history. We have recently entered a new era in this city, and we are prepared to show the world why the Newark of 2018 is ready for prime time."
Read more of this amazing piece, here.
Original article found on NJ.COM
Photo credit: Jordan Thomas