About Tha Block Trenton
Who Are We?
Tha Block Trenton is a non-profit organization run by Trentonians committed to redistributing resources to our community.
What Do We Do?
We're devoted to social justice in the community, self-sufficiency, equality before the law, social and cultural rights, the right to food, the right to work, the right to health, and the right to education. Tha Block intends to educate and entertain through work that reflects its commitment to community and healing.
What Have We Done?
Successfully hosted an art camp for local teens
Formed community partnerships with other organizations, such as African-American Cultural Collaborative & Artworks Trenton
Successfully developed and funded a grassroots rental assistance fund for local residents
Hosted impactful community events for 150-200 attendees
Feed 180+ members of Trenton's Vulnerable (homeless) population
Provide job, internship, and volunteer opportunities for the city of Trenton
Meet Tha Board
Board Vice President
Gary B. Lawery
Director of Government Affairs & Community Outreach
Director of Marketing
Director of Fundraising & Treasury
Meet Tha Collective
Founder & Executive Director
Creative Director & Political Educator
Community Outreach & Political Educator
Marcus Jabari Lane
Strategic Planning & Development Manager
New Haven, CT