Founder’s Notes: Celebrating with a few select supporters earlier this month, April!

As founder of the Gem Project, I was able to work with our hospitality division to narrow  the first small group of our most frequent  and long-term supporters, April 22, 2012. These individuals have  invested time and support  within our organization for an extended period. It was a wonderful opportunity to just listen  and learn […]

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Founder’s Notes: Our roles are constantly changing, we will always transition from educators to students and vice versa

Christina and Tiffany are happy, don’t be fooled. The above photo was from one of our debate workshops! Yes, these two ladies were representing their teams in a highly charged debate. The topic: Should school uniforms be mandatory for everyone throughout our world? The funny photo was the result of having a Gem Project representative ask […]

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The Gem Project News: Updates, Magazine Feature & IYC Event

Hi Friend, Good morning,  can you spot me above?  On behalf of the Gem Project, I visited the International Youth Council, an alumni organization of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, last week. It was truly refreshing to see youth contributing at this fund-raiser, in hopes to change our world. It was an honor to […]

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[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 […]

(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 […]

[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 […]

[10-24/10-30]This Week: ON The Gem Project Inc. – Volunteer Opportunities & Updates [Our Trip! (Photos)]

  Quick Links:      [ 1–Our Official Website ]  [ 2–Our TEAM Blog ]         We had set sail!   Isn’t that a gorgeous skyline above? The photo was taken by one of our members in the event planning division, Tiffani N. Artis. She was snapping away with her camera at our members only social last month. We […]

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>>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 […]

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