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.
Since moving our headquarters to Newark in 2007, Audible has generated over $775 million of economic activity through initiatives focused on returning the city to its roots as a hub of innovation. A recent study measures our impact in Newark.
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.
Luis Valls-Amabile and Daniela Hoyos opened their restaurant in Newark once they saw the city’s developing downtown included Audible’s headquarters. Their business is thriving, thanks in part to loyal customers and Audible’s Lunch Out Wednesday program.
From storytelling and STEM workshops to preserving a historic community landmark, over 1,000 Audible employees sparked positive change in the communities in which we operate around the globe.
Sixty middle school students from Newark got a hands-on look at audio production, learning how to write and perform for Audible in a visit to our studios.
To support Newark Mayor Baraka’s Book Club, Audible is providing 2,100 downloads of Adichie’s Americanah to 12th grade public high school students. The Book Club brings Newark’s private, public and non-profit sectors together to encourage reading.
Hailing from across the country and abroad, the newest cohort in Newark Venture Partners’ bridge-to-seed accelerator program is ready to thrive in Newark, New Jersey.