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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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EARLY DISMISSAL

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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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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