>>Interviewing a 2nd and 3rd grader about a program that happened 3 weeks ago…

(Founder’s Notes): Our interactive literacy program is one out of the 9 main Gem Project programs that has really improved. The lesson plans, attendance rates, participation, and now recently our progress reports. We have been very objective when it comes to self-evaluation and tracking our results. One of our location sites function as the leading [...]

Review:The Gem Project -Networking Mixer Benefit II

Event Photography: Erick Og | Eazyland Community Sponsor: Minuteman Press Event Sponsors: Minuteman Press, Roxy Florist, Wet Ink 104, ‘O Boyle Funeral Home, NJ Transit Employee “Mama Rose,” jukGajee- New Thai Jersey Cuisine Restaurant, and Cut Creators. Event Venue: The Coffee Cave – 45 Halsey St. Newark, NJ 07102  Admission was: $10 PDF: E-mail project@thegemproject.org [...]

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The Gem Project partners with Brown70Films for autism PSA

The Gem Project partners with Brown70Films for autism PSA Newark, NJ – April 18, 2011 – The Gem Project is building a partnership with Brown70Films to produce public service announcements that educate people about issues that are affecting them and their community. On April 17, 2011, a select group of seven participants traveled with the [...]

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Exploring Public Speaking and Speech Writing from Grades (K-6), a Gem Project Pursuit

The Gem Project started public speaking workshops and debate exercises, which targeted youth since last February 2011, through our interactive literacy program. It was an adventure hosting this program at different sites in Newark, NJ. When we started the program we first had a discussion with our group of youth about their views on speaking. [...]

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Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau