The Gem Project is an ArtStart 2018 Grant Recipient

The Gem Project is a proud 2018-2019 ArtStart grant recipient provided by The Newark Arts Council, a 37 year-old not-for-profit organization that strives to provide resources and opportunities for arts and cultural organizations, throughout the City of Newark. The Gem Project will continue to pilot our service-learning initiatives that take on a social-justice approach, with […]

Our Gem Project Fellows Earned: 40 Hours of Dedicated Training Across 7 weeks

For the past 6 weeks Diamond A., age 17, and Leilani D., age 22,  our Gem Project fellows, fulfilled 24+ hours of dedicated training, which does not include the 16 hours of career readiness and “next steps” session they earned during week 7 where they gained opportunities to: Resume + Cover letter: Coaching and Revisions […]

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 […]

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–

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Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “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

Lead. Be Strong–

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