NOYN Statement of Solidarity and Call to Action

        Having served thousands of NJ’s most promising youth and young adults, and having witnessed their limitless capacity to reimagine and reshape our world, Newark OYN is committed to using our platform to echo and amplify the ongoing demonstrations against state violence, structural inequality and systemic racism. Given our commitment to affirming the value and sanctity […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates and Responses

UPDATE: March 26, 2020 Communication Regarding Continued Closure Dear OYN/LEAD Community, We are collectively doing our part, as we face an unprecedented public health crisis to overcome the impact of COVID-19. In accordance with the guidance prescribed by the State of New Jersey, The Newark Opportunity Youth Network/LEAD Charter School will remain temporarily closed until […]

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LEAD to host 2020 Parent Empowered series

LEAD Charter School was recently selected as one of five host sites for the Spring 2020, Parents Empowered: Building Your Family’s Social and Emotional Learning Skills series. As part of the series, parents within the LEAD community will have access to the necessary tools to support their children’s social/emotional development as well as their own […]

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December NOYN Report

Read “LEAD at a Glance” to get a quick sense of what’s happening within the network. See photos from our Community Service Day with the South Ward Children’s Alliance and read our Student Spotlight on LEAD student Miesha Fulton. Also, members of the Newark Opportunity Youth Network recently attended a conference in Washington D.C. on […]

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Student Spotlight: Miesha Fulton

Miesha Fulton starts every morning with a simple goal.  “I’m going to get all my work done today. I’m not talking today. I’m just going to go to school and do this today,” she said. Each day, as she ticks through her mental To-Do list, she ends the day feeling accomplished. And as a 21-year-old, […]

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Due to inclement weather, LEAD Charter School will have early dismissal at 12 p.m. with all after-school activities cancelled. Please plan accordingly and be safe. Call 862-722-1724 for more information.

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