When the pandemic caused companies to shift to remote work, Karen Gajda’s van business shuttling Audible and other employees around Newark was forced to adjust. But an inventive plan kept her drivers working, delivering meals for Newark Working Kitchens.
In Fortune, Audible’s founder and Executive Chairman Don Katz and chef Marcus Samuelsson explain why the private sector should replicate the Newark Working Kitchens model to help communities and small businesses recover from the pandemic.
At the SXSW Festival, we discussed how to keep cities thriving through community investment models, like Newark Working Kitchens, with Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and chef Marcus Samuelsson.
Newark Venture Partners, a leading seed-stage venture firm founded by Don Katz, Audible’s founder and Executive Chairman, to catalyze the innovation economy in Newark, announced today that Vaughn Crowe has joined the firm as a Managing Partner.
When Covid-19 closed both our office doors and those of the schools and organizations we work with, our community team got creative in order to continue providing support remotely.
A year ago, Marlesha Ross was moving between temporary shelters with her daughter, unsure if she could find a good job opportunity in her hometown of Newark. A meeting with an Audible recruiter changed all that. Learn how Ross has made a home at Audible.
The Center will expand Audible’s community and economic initiatives while launching new and measurable models focused on advancing equality, racial justice and economic empowerment.
Our Cambridge team is leveraging their technical strengths to create educational and economic opportunities for their neighbors.
Audible is launching Newark Working Kitchens (NWK) to help feed Newark residents while supporting local restaurants. In collaboration with José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen and Marcus Samuelsson, NWK will provide free, daily meal delivery service.