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Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath| Free resources to the public

Dear  Friend, On behalf of everyone at The Gem Project, we offer our condolences and support to those in need as we work together to rebuild our lives as a nation. The devastation caused by  Hurricane Sandy has left millions without power, food, and shelter. Organizations, individuals, and companies are pulling together in record numbers [...]

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At The Palace: Debuting our Gem Project Autism Quilt In Partnership With MyGOAL (Photo)

The Gem Project Autism Quilt program partnered with MyGOAL not-for-profit organization earlier this year. MyGOAL is a not-for-profit organization that provides support groups, grants, educational seminars, and empowerment activities for families and individuals affected by or are on the autism spectrum. Dear  Friends, This Saturday, a few Gem Project members will be attending the 4th Annual MyGOAL Autism Gala. It [...]

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Gem Project PARTNER NEWS: MyGOAL, Inc. Releases Autism Grant/Awards Application (Due: 8/1/2012)

  * MyGOAL is a not-for-profit organization that provides support and assistance to families    and individuals affected by or on the autism spectrum. MyGOAL is a partner with the Gem Project autism quilt program. MyGOAL is giving away a grant to four families affected by autism  and an award an outstanding autism advocate/ community leader. Deadline to Apply: August  1, 2012. If you’re not affected by autism [...]

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Our quilt program (the autism quilt’s journey)/a Gem Project pursuit

Two days ago we were preparing for one of our programs, the autism quilt, which if you examine our projects is the outlier among the list. It’s truly unique. We held a gifting ceremony with the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration to award them with our quilt. It’s a major youth issue and now adult issue, [...]

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The Future Of Education Depends On Innovation, Hello Khan Academy

  Our students are willing to fight for the more traditional approach to education, keeping more teachers in the classroom, according to a recent debate competition conducted by the Gem Project’s interactive literacy program. February sparked an interesting question for young students who are enrolled in New Horizon Community Charter School. One February afternoon, students gathered to [...]

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The Gem Project Youth Public Debate Competition: March Topic- Instituting a ban on ‘Saggy Pants’ in the nation’s largest school system!

Program Info: Through the Gem Project Interactive Literacy Program, we are hosting a series of youth led debate competitions! March’s Debate Topic: Should the largest school system in our nation, New York City, institute a ban of wearing  ‘saggy pants’  in schools? Background Info: Serving over 1.1 million students, New York City is the largest school [...]

Opportunities in Science For High School Students

[The Gem Project, Inc -Gifts for Students] Experience NASA, Work with Leading Scientists with Grants Totaling $5000, & Scholarship Listing!

Greetings, Amanda A. Ebokosia Founder, CEO The Gem Project, Inc. *** Tell friends to Text: THEGEMPROJECT to 22828, to be added on mailing list! Last night, I was learning about drug design and dose-response relationships in my class at UMDNJ. I reflected on the wealth of opportunities that are available for our youth today. Becoming [...]

Gem Gives Back @ FP Youthoutcry's Thanksgiving Community Event

(Event Review) The Gem Project Volunteer with many at FP Youthoutcry’s 3rd annual Break Bread With You Ceremony // Video Provided by: Newark Press

  The Gem Project Staff Members Write:   The Gem Project Volunteer with many people at FP Youthoutcry  Community Thanksgiving Event   Last week, we celebrated all that we were thankful for this past year. We sent letters about events that our community friends  were holding, to celebrate the true meaning of giving back and being [...]

Gem Project Friend's Give Back: AngelaCARES, FP Youthoutcry, and CISNJ

Gem Project Community Friends Give Back In Major Ways: AngelaCARES, FP Youthoutcry,& CISNJ!

The Gem Project had a busy Thanksgiving this year! We were able to volunteer with FP Youthoutcry Foundation at their 3rd annual “Break Bread With You” ceremony. It was a time to directly give back to Newark, NJ by offering meals from 9 AM – 1 PM on Thanksgiving, November 24, 2011. The founder, Al-Tariq [...]

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[Attn:Gem Project Supporters]- Join Thanksgiving Events Offered by FP Youthoutcry Foundation, Inc. and AngelaCares, Inc. + Our Special Message

Greetings , Amanda A. Ebokosia Founder, CEOThe Gem Project, Inc.***Tell friends to Text: THEGEMPROJECT to 22828, to be added on mailing list!   Thanksgiving is finally here. It has been a time for us to reflect on this past year’s results, blessings, and our level of commitment to you and our community.   We have [...]

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