Link in action
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Annual Fall Mixer
The Kick Back: Ainsworth Newark
Link NJ hosted The Kickback in celebration of summer and its mission to connect young black professionals in the state. More than 200 professionals took over the ground level of The Ainsworth located in downtown Newark for good vibes and happy hour drinks. Great times were had by all.
For The Culture: Black Ass Art Show
Link New Jersey partnered with Above Art Studios, a black owned art gallery, to host The Black Ass Art Show, a cultural turn up featuring the blackest art, food, music and performances.
Deck The Crawl
Link New Jersey partnered with the Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals and New Jersey Professional Network to bring 300 young professions together for the holidays! Attendees hopped (or crawled) from bar to bar in their best holiday sweater and Santa hats supporting Newark businesses and enjoying drink specials.
Crawl So Hard: Anniversary Bar Crawl
Link New Jersey celebrated two years with our popular barcrawl--this time taking over downtown Newark. Nearly 200 young professionals came out to celebrate and grab a drink at some of the top bars in the city. Needless to say it was epic.
Costumes and cheap drinks? Link NJ hosted the "Mask On" Halloween Party at Brewshot in Jersey City. DJ MPure provided the soundtrack for evening and 4 lucky winners went home with prizes for the best costumes.
Link NJ Website Launch
Link NJ celebrated the official launch of its website with a happy hour and party at Delta's Restaurant. More than 60 members joined us to network and learn more about our mission and plans for the future.
Love & Dodgeball/CareGram Service
February 2017 was a month of fellowship! Link NJ members took over Sky Zone for an action-packed evening of trampoline dodgeball. The following day, members participated in a special Valentine’s Day community service project in partnership with CareMore. Gift packages were created and distributed at a local nursing home in Orange, NJ.
Link-o De mayo bar crawl
Hundreds of young black professionals met up in Jersey City for Link NJ's annual Link-o De Mayo Bar Crawl. The crawl included four stops along Grove Street and ended with an exclusive party featuring a Live DJ.
Vision Board & Sip
Link NJ rang in the New Year with personal and professional goals in mind. The Vision Board & Sip party included live performances, food and great drinks at First Republic Lounge in Elizabeth, NJ.