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1 Amazing Volunteer Opportunity + Briana: “Gem, You Can Edit My Dream”

Unedited letter from Briana, 10, attends Roberto Clemente Charter School- “My dream for The Gem Project is to continue to attend the TGP and to be the next leader of TGP. And to help children that are shy, i would help them by letting them participate a little more than the children that are not [...]

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The Gem Project: Our Community is Our Classroom Newsletter Week May 07 – May 13, 2012

Week: May 07 – May 13, 2012      |  (ABOUT US) |  (PROGRAMS) (EVENTS) (VOLUNTEER)                           (GET INVOLVED) ( OPPORTUNITIES) (DONATE) (SHOP) Special Edition: Our Community is our classroom! NOTE: Letter contains several images, please adjust your browser to view . The Gem Project, Inc. Greetings  Supporter,We’re so grateful to have you as [...]

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Weekly Newsletter: Week: April 16 – April 22, 2012 – Special Edition: Community is family

Week: April 16 – April 22, 2012      |  (ABOUT US) |  (PROGRAMS) (EVENTS) (VOLUNTEER)                                                      (GET INVOLVED) ( OPPORTUNITIES) (DONATE) (SHOP) Special Edition: Community is family. The Gem Project, Inc. Greetings  Friend: Yesterday was our [...]

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The Gem Project’s Guest Post on Friends of Ebonie: a resource for philanthropists, nonprofits, and leaders!

  A message to our friends and supporters: We recently found out yesterday that our founder, Amanda A. Ebokosia, was chosen by Ebonie Johnson Cooper, founder of http://friendsofebonie.com, to feature a guest post as part of her Women’s History Month highlight. It is truly an honor that Friends of Ebonie gave us the platform to talk about [...]

Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “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 Resilent–

  • “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

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” – Kurt Vonnegut