12 Nov 2012

YouthBuild Newark Graduates Continue to Succeed

Five YouthBuild Newark, Inc. (YBN) graduates celebrated a significant accomplishment on October 26, 2012 when they successfully completed the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s (NJISJ) Construction Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Complementing YBN’s construction training, the initiative consists of a rigorous, …

05 Nov 2012

Graduate Spotlight Walter Zellars

When Walter Zellars enrolled at YBN, he brought with him a long history of involvement with the criminal justice system, family instability and trauma. He was initially reserved, showing little emotion, except in moments of anger and found it difficult …