Month: November 2019

LEAD Charter School selected to pilot national drug intervention program

Newark, New Jersey — LEAD Charter School of Newark was selected as one of 50 schools to pilot  the new “Real Talk” SBIRT national initiative, sponsored by YouthBuild USA in conjunction with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.  SBIRT — or Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment — is an established evidence-based approach to drug […]

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November NOYN Report

Read “LEAD at a Glance” to get a quick sense of what’s happening within the network. See photos from our Mommy and Me event and read about the successful Happy Hour for Men of Color who Teach in Newark event. Members of the Newark Opportunity Youth Network recently attended the Opportunity Youth Forum in Aspen, Colorado. […]

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Stronger together

Happy Hour brings together more than 100 men of color who teach in Newark   Newark, New Jersey —  My Brother’s Keeper Newark, an initiative of the Opportunity Youth Network, partnered with the Chad School Foundation and Newark Trust for Education to host the second annual Happy Hour for Men of Color who Teach in […]

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