Link is excited to celebrate its 50th anniversary during this year! This is an incredible milestone. Since its founding as an act of social justice in 1969 by the Sisters of St. Dominic, Caldwell, Link - aka as Project Link, Link Community School, Link Community Charter School - has continued to provide an excellent education, opportunity and achievement, and an avenue to a great high school and college to youth from Newark, Irvington, East Orange, and Orange. Link has made a difference in the lives of over 3,000 young people over those 50 years, setting them on the path to success and accomplishment.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Link Alumni Reunion Weekend Postponed
We regret to inform you that we have POSTPONED the Link Alumni Weekend - Basketball Game, Gala and Interfaith Service - originally scheduled for March 21st and March 22nd. Please notify any alumni who you are in contact with.
This decision to postpone is due to growing concerns around the novel COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) and many companies and organizations canceling large events in recent days to minimize the spread and impact of the virus. We are working to reschedule the events and we will notify you as soon as new dates are final.
We know that there is great excitement among you to gather together to reconnect and celebrate Link’s 50th Anniversary. Keep this energy going and continue to spread the word.
For those who have purchased tickets, please call us at 973-642-5343 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss holding your ticket for the later date.
We look forward to seeing you all at the rescheduled events!
Link''s 50th Anniversary Block Party
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - A Taste of Newark, A toast to Link's 50th
Our 50th Anniversary Sponsors
M&M Development LCC
Link’s 50th Anniversary Block Party on October 5 was a great success! Nearly 1000 guests attended this special celebration - playing games, eating, watching live entertainment, signing the Link banner, making crafts, and enjoying the beautiful fall weather.
Thanks to all who participated – families, students, staff, partners, alumni, trustees, Sisters of St. Dominic, Caldwell and Sisters of Charity, and neighbors. We also appreciate all who volunteered at the event – students, staff, alumni and parents. We were thrilled to feature the arts and spirit of our community with amazing student and staff performances. and to those who provided the live entertainment.
Special thanks to Captain Lopez, the officers from the 5th Precinct, and the Newark Department of Public Safety as well as the Newark Department of Public Works for their support. We are grateful to NJ State Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin for attending our event and for the congratulatory proclamation for the school’s anniversary from the NJ State Assembly. Additionally thanks to our 50th Anniversary Sponsors : M&M Development LLC and Prudential Financial.
Here are some photos and videos from the block party:
All who have contributed to Link over the years - staff, alumni and their parents, board members, donors, community partners, the City of Newark, and current families were honored at our annual fundraising gala! Click here for information on the event, including the list of sponsors, participating restaurants, ad journal, and photos!