Month: October 2019

OYN to lead Newark’s Opportunity Youth Forum delegation

Aspen, Colorado — Newark was recently added to the list of Aspen Institutes’ Opportunity Youth Forum (OYF) communities. As a newly designated OYF city, a team of Newark leaders is convening at the Aspen Meadows Resort in Aspen, Colorado to create solutions and strategies centered on career readiness and workforce training throughout Newark.  “As the […]

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October NOYN Report

October’s NOYN Report is a snapshot into the LEAD community, a community in action. Read LEAD at a Glance to get a quick sense of what’s  happening within the network. The Student Spotlight section highlights current and former students who embody the spirit of LEAD. This month’s spotlight focuses on one of our brightest alums, […]

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Student Spotlight: Naysha

Naysha is strikingly honest when you talk to her. Where some people would gloss over their blemishes, Naysha proudly owns her truth. Pregnant at 15. Held back two years. Homeless teen. “I’ve been through a lot but I don’t regret anything that I’ve been through because it has made me the person that I am,” […]

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