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:

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  • “The world belongs to the energetic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lead. Be Resilent–

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  • “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.” -Barack Obama