12 Jun 2017

YouthBuild Newark Partnership with All-Tech Featured in SBC Magazine

The article describes the emergence of YouthBuild Newark’s (YBN’s) relationship with the country’s leading framing contractor specializing in residential and commercial construction throughout the NY/NJ/PA tri-state area. YBN began developing a partnership with All-Tech earlier this year that has, to date, …

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09 Jun 2017

LEAD Charter School Selects Inaugural Principal

Once an emerging concept, LEAD Charter School (LEAD) is steadily on its way to becoming a concrete intervention for the thousands of Newark youth who are too old for traditional high school, yet are ill-prepared for the workforce. Much has …

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09 Jun 2017

YouthBuild Newark Expands Leadership Team

YouthBuild Newark (YBN) is evolving in strategy and talent. The launch of LEAD Charter School and the Newark Opportunity Youth Network (OYN) are two new initiatives central to the YBN board’s vision for greater impact in the city. YBN is excited about the additions …

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09 Jun 2017

YouthBuild Newark Debuts Fellowship Program

Throughout its 13+ years of operating in the multi-layered city of Newark, YouthBuild Newark (YBN) has observed that genuine change – the kind that multiplies and innovates from generation to generation – requires training individuals to advocate for their communities. …

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09 Jun 2017

Stanford Alumni Get LEAD Charter School Ready For Launch

On Saturday, May 20th, YouthBuild Newark (YBN), the Opportunity Youth Network (OYN), and alternative vocational high school partners Newark Leadership Academy and UPLIFT Academy hosted several volunteers from the Stanford University alumni association, Beyond the Farm. Volunteers gathered to help …

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09 Jun 2017

Rebuilding a Neighborhood Through Affordable Housing

Since completing their first affordable home on Seymour Avenue, YouthBuild Newark (YBN) students and staff, and community partners like the Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC) have continued their efforts to revitalize Seymour Avenue in Newark, NJ. YBN has since completed …

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