Students Accepted to Summer Youth Ambassador Program


YBN students Khaleemah and Shaheed have been accepted to Newark Central Ward's  Summer Youth Ambassador Program, an initiative that focuses on civic engagement, community involvement and corporate exposure for young adults.


In addition to being introduced to various areas of government and the corporate sector, Youth Ambassadors will contribute to several community service activities throughout the Central Ward. The free program will take place from July 9 – August 27, 2013 and will include events such as community BBQs, Adopt-A-Lot, community clean ups, canvassing, Senior Citizen Week, Feed the Homeless day, and government, corporate and educational panels. To apply, students were required to submit an application as well as a teacher recommendation. Khaleemah and Shaheed are excited for what is sure to be an eventful and educational summer.