New Jersey Urban Mayors' Association

New Jersey Urban Mayors AssociationThe John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy provides support for the New Jersey Urban Mayors’ Association on a wide range of issues, including providing municipal leaders with new ideas, critical insights and essential analysis of issues and opportunities facing New Jersey’s cities and urban municipalities.

By conducting surveys, analyzing legislation and regulations, developing testimony, sponsoring conferences and coordinating other policy initiatives, The Institute has helped urban mayors become more proactive in their participation in public policy. The following municipalities are members of the Association:

  • Asbury Park
  • Atlantic City
  • Bayonne City
  • Bloomfield
  • Bridgeton
  • Camden
  • East Orange
  • Elizabeth
  • Hoboken
  • Irvington
  • Jersey City
  • Kearny
  • Lakewood
  • Millville
  • Neptune
  • New Brunswick
  • Newark
  • North Bergen
  • Orange
  • Passaic
  • Paterson
  • Perth Amboy
  • Plainfield
  • Pleasantville
  • Roselle
  • Trenton
  • Willingboro
  • Woodbridge


Meet the Executive Director


» Barbara George Johnson, MPH, JD

NJ Urban Mayors Association 7-Point Plan

NJ Urban Mayors Summit