The Gem Project garnered the interest of over 85 students from SPAA Public Service Week

Gizelle Clemens, public service major at Rutgers University - Newark, volunteers with the Gem Project on Public Service Day on Friday, September 30, 2011.

(L to R – Lourdes Alers and Gizelle Clemens report to volunteer with the Gem Project on Friday, September 30, 2011 at Rutgers University – Newark

The Gem Project Volunteers, Lourdes and Gizelle, were instrumental on informing their fellow peers about the Gem Project programs, while signing up participants for upcoming Gem Project campus marches. The Gem Project was able to generate over 85 new interests from the compiled efforts last Friday by  Lourdes and Gizelle, along with last Thursday’s Public Service Community Organization Fair. 

Thanks to our gift bag sponsors: Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Inc. and Memi International for supplying gift bags for us. We were able to gift our volunteers.


IMAGE: Gizelle and Lourdes leave happily after contributing to their community. They both said that they learned a lot about people -through their interactions- and organizing that day. They are seen here with their Gem Project gift bags.

See more photos & the gift bag contents: [HERE]

Public Service Week– 9/26/2011-9/30/2011
Monday, September 26, 2011-
Public Service Week Kick-off &
Welcome to SPAA for New & Continuing Students
Tuesday, September 27, 2011-
International Public Service Day
Wednesday, September 28, 2011-
Public Service Symposium
Thursday, September 29, 2011-
Community Organization Fair
Friday, September 30, 2011-
The Second Annual Public Service Day
Well wishes,
– The Gem Project Staff