In collaboration with Newark Public Schools, the City of Newark, Rutgers University, local philanthropists, and a host of Community Based Organizations, the Newark Opportunity Youth Network is a primary onramp for the city's highest-need student population.
Direct Service Provider
NOYN continues to operate YouthBuild Newark as its own opportunity youth program. In Fall 2017, it expanded it's direct service by opening the first campus of LEAD Charter Schools, NJ's first charter alternative high school for over-aged, under credited youth.
NOYN provides technical assistances to two Community-Based Organizations to offer high-quality, credit-bearing education programming to 250 youth.
Coordinator of Research & Evaluation
NOYN partners with Rutgers University – Newark to analyze performance data and convene policy workgroups
Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies
- Early Warnings Workgroup
- School Discipline Committee
- Opportunity Youth Workgroup
- Workforce Development Committee
School of Criminal Justice
Support for the City
NOYN supported the City of Newark's launch of the Newark Street Academy to provide education preparation & job training to 60 students annually.