Friday, October 30, 2015

President Barack Obama to Visit Rutgers-Newark

Newark, New Jersey: President Barack Obama will visit Rutgers University - Newark on Monday, November 2nd. According to the university, President Obama will come in the afternoon to the Center for Law and Justice, and will speak about mass incarceration and the re-entry of former inmates to society as part of a discussion. His speech will stream live on the White House website.

President Obama's visit to Newark was announced earlier this week, though the specific location was not revealed until today. 

Classes in the center will be not be held throughout the day, and several parking decks and lots will be closed. In addition, parts of Warren, Washington, Linden, New, and Bleeker Streets, and part of University Avenue will be closed from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. A heavy police presence is expected in the area.

According to the City of Newark, the president will also visit the Integrity House center near Lincoln Park.

President Obama will arrive at Newark Liberty International Airport on Air Force One on Monday, and will visit New York after leaving Newark.

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