Newark, NJ: Improving the Lives of Inner City Youth

Steve Adubato sits down with community leaders in the greater Newark area who are working to improve the lives of inner-city youth by providing access to quality after school programs, improved educational opportunities, and job/college readiness initiatives. This panel also addresses the ways young people can get back on track after an adverse experience with the law with help from the community. Guests include Ryan Haygood, Esq., President and CEO of NJ Institute for Social Justice; Mekaelia Davis, Program Officer at Prudential Foundation; Traymanesha Moore-Lamy, Ph.D., Executive Director of Newark Thrives! and Reginald Lewis, Executive Director of Newark City of Learning Collaborative. The episode aired on Saturday, December 23, 2017 on NJTV.

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