The Gem Project Joins the Youth Ambassador Team, Apply Today!

Central Ward Newark Councilman,  Darrin S. Sharif, recently launched the Youth Ambassador program this summer. It’s a FREE weekly summer program that provides personal development and enrichment for Newark area high school students  from July 2- August 27, 2013.  We are currently accepting applications all week from students here, along with their recommendations from teacher’s here.

Our Gem Project creative development/ marketing intern Adebunmi Gbadebo and several organizations and schools are currently working with them.

You can see the photo below, taken by Councilman Sharif, during a  recent student informational session at Central high school:

Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.” – Warren G. Bennis

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.” – Elaine Agather

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender