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FAMILY SPRING 2019

SHANTEL PRICE AND SHYLAR ANDERSON KIPP NJ Alumnae, Montclair State University (Class of 2018) and current KIPP Seek Academy teammates

A MAGAZINE BY AND FOR THE KIPP NEW JERSEY COMMUNITY


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SUMMER READING School’s out next month—which means more time for sun, fun—and of course—reading! Join us on page 7 as we share book recs and tips for making the most of summer reading!

Welcome to the spring edition of Team and Family! After a long winter, we are reflecting on the growth of our students and our organization. Next month, we’ll celebrate a new class of KIPP NJ graduates from KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy joining the ranks of our impressive alumni as they cross the stage at graduation. Among these alumni are Shylar Anderson and Shantel Price (on the cover of this magazine!) who have returned to our organization to work at KIPP Seek Academy and pass along their knowledge to the next generation of KIPPsters. We can’t wait to see what our graduates will achieve and we’re so grateful to the families who worked tirelessly alongside us to help our students reach this milestone.

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STUDENT WRITING CORNER We’re proud of our student writers. Head to page 11 and find out why!

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FREEZING SUMMER MELT Summer melt is a common but often avoidable problem for college-bound graduates. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls on page 14.

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As our students grow, so does our organization. Next year, we’ll open three new locations: KIPP Newark Lab High School, KIPP Upper Roseville Academy (ES), and KIPP Newark Community Prep (MS). This is the first time in our history we’re opening three new schools in one year, and we look forward to ensuring strong transitions for our current students and welcoming new partnerships in the North Ward. It’s setting the stage for the growth our network is poised to experience as we work towards our goal of providing an exceptional education to 10,000 students across Newark and Camden. You can learn more about our growth plans in this edition on page 12 of this magazine. We are also proud to welcome the voices of our students in this edition, some of whom contributed to our articles! We hope you and your kids spend the summer reading—starting with this edition of Team and Family! Best, Joanna Belcher Executive Director, Newark


in this issue LETTER FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 02 SCHOOL UPDATES 04 FIVE TIPS (AND FIVE BOOKS!) TO HELP YOUR FAMILY SOAR INTO SUMMER READING 06 TEAM, FAMILY, AND WORLD-CLASS CURRICULUM 08 STUDENT WORK 11 THE JOURNEY TO 10,000+ STUDENTS 12 FREEZING SUMMER MELT 14 KIPP NJ ALUMNI IN THE SPOTLIGHT 16 NEWARK COMMUNITY RESOURCES 18

TEAM & FAMILY CONTRIBUTORS A special thank you to the KIPP parents, families, teachers, and staff for partnering with us and contributing to this issue. RESOURCES Visit kippnj.org/school-resources for student handbooks and more information about your child’s school. COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS? marketing@kippnj.org KIPP NJ MISSION The mission of KIPP New Jersey is to create a network of schools in Camden and Newark, New Jersey, that instill in their students the desire and ability to succeed in college, in order to change the world.


KIPP NEWARK LAB HIGH SCHOOL

KIPP UPPER ROSEVILLE ACADEMY

Opening in August 2019, NLHS will offer a progressive, college preparatory educational experience, with a focus on project-based learning and design. NLHS will start with 9th grade educating 120 students.

Founded by a former KIPP SPARK Academy grade level chair, KIPP’s newest elementary school will be located in Newark’s North Ward! KIPP URA will start with kindergarten and expand to serve students in grades K-4.

KIPP NEWARK COMMUNITY PREP

KIPP’s fourth middle school in Newark is opening next school year! Through a strong college prep curriculum, rigorous instruction, and real-world learning experiences, NCP students will be empowered to be critical thinkers and the leaders of tomorrow.

KIPP BOLD ACADEMY

This year at KIPP BOLD Academy, our performing arts program has soared to new heights with elective options like acting, dance, percussion, and physical education. In January, we had our first annual Arts Elective Showcase that highlighted many original monologues, dance pieces, and musical performances performed by our talented 7th and 8th-grade performing artists!

KIPP NEWARK COLLEGIATE ACADEMY

New at KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy: An Academy Award nominated teacher who manages a program called ACT UP (Anomalous Creative Teens Uplifting [Their] Peers). The film and theater group features the voices and talents of over 20 NCA students. ACT UP has been selected to perform at the national KIPP School Summit this year!

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KIPP Rise Academy’s Architecture Club, Kits for Kids, was spotlighted on a segment of Fox 5 News this winter. The club is a hands-on course that teaches students about the history of Newark’s buildings and supports them as they design futuristic classrooms and receive an intro to AUTOCAD.

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Throughout the year, KIPP THRIVE Academy held its recurring Breakfast with the Principal morning event. Breakfast with the Principal is a chance for families to come into the school and meet with Mrs. Notoane-Eugene and other school leaders and discuss any positive feedback for the school as well as any issues that I-9 they want to advocate for—all while enjoying breakfast!

KIPP LIFE ACADEMY

This year, KIPP Life Academy, launched an after-school dance team with over 150 students trying out for 20 spots. The Dance Team has already performed at several community events, including a KIPP New Jersey Personal Development day and Newark Enrollment fair.

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At KIPP SPARK Academy, all of our learning specialists attended the Annual New Jersey Council of Exceptional Children this spring and provided turn-key sessions for all full staff because we believe all teachers are special education teachers.

KIPP SEEK ACADEMY

KIPP Seek Academy celebrated Black History Month when students came to school on February 27th dressed as influential black leaders and presented a living biography to their teachers, families, and peers in our first “Wax Museum.”

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KIPP TEAM ACADEMY

Over 20 KIPP TEAM Academy students are learning the sport of wrestling through weekly practices and scrimmages in our new wrestling program, made possible by the donation of a brand new wrestling mat from the Goyal family. Additionally, we launched a spoken word club, taught by one of our teachers, who is a spoken word artist himself!


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KIPP Whittier Middle School, in partnership with the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Young Professionals Board, hosted a Career Day for students where they learned about a variety of colleges and careers that they can look forward to in their future.

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Five Top Summer Reading Picks!

to Help Your Family Soar into Summer Reading School will soon be out for the summer and studies show that how students fill their time has a big impact on their academic growth and whether students retain the progress they made over the school year. What’s the best way to combat the summer slide that can come from temptations like Fortnite, Netflix, and social media? Reading provides one answer. Below, find tips for engaging children of all ages in summer reading—and book recommendations for kids of all reading levels. We think these selections will keep children entertained and learning throughout the summer. 1. Engage with your reader. Whether your child is reading the latest science fiction novel, or an illustrated novel, ask them about it—or offer to read a chapter out loud. Talking to your child about books helps them develop important language skills and understand how authors create stories and develop characters. “Summer is a great time to visit a museum, create outdoor art projects, or find events in the community related to topics covered in the books your child is reading,” says Kelly Trinidad, Director of Elementary Literacy at KIPP New Jersey. By asking them questions—and better yet—reading the story with them—you’ll help your child become a stronger reader and writer! 2. Pick the right books. Summer is a great time for kids to start reading a fun new series, or a book about a topic they’re interested in, like sports or nature, but didn’t have time to read during the school year. “In many cases, kids who say that they “hate reading” haven’t been exposed to books that align with their interests,” says Kylie Taylor, Assistant Principal at KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy. Pick a book that’s fun and engaging—summer is the perfect opportunity to explore unique topics. They might just find that binge-reading beats binge-watching. 3. Explore your local library. Not sure what your child might want to read? Looking for a place to pick up multiple books? Librarians are experts in matching books with readers and often run summer reading programs. Find your nearest library at worldcat.org/libraries and encourage your child to pick out several great books. 4. Make the time. Kids can be pulled in a lot of directions over the summer and it’s easy to put reading on the back burner. “Create a summer reading routine so reading time doesn’t get lost during the busy summer schedule,” says Trinidad. Set a goal for your child of reading a certain number of minutes each day— children should read for at least 15 or 20 minutes each day—but the more time spent on quality reading, the better. Heading to the beach or on a long car ride? Work reading into your summer plans to ensure a book is always the closest source of entertainment. 5. Explore all your reading options. There are many free apps and online tools that can support reading. Websites like Storyline Online and One More Story offer books read out loud to children by actors, who also explain why they enjoyed the story and encourage independent reading. Free apps like StoryKit, which allow kids to alter classic stories to fit their own narratives, are especially useful to young readers.

Searching for a great read for your child this summer? From beginning to seasoned readers, we’ve got a recommendation for you! I REALLY WANT TO SEE YOU, GRANDMA Written by Taro Gomi Genre: Fiction, humor Grade Level: K-1

ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST Written by Andrea Beaty Illustrated by David Roberts Genre: Fiction Grade Level: 2-4

A BIG DAY FOR BASEBALL Written by Mary Pope Osborne Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy Grade Level: 3-5

ROYAL CITY, VOL. 1: NEXT OF KIN Written by Jeff Lemire Genre: Fiction, Magical Realism (graphic novel) Grade Level: 6+

ON THE COME UP Written by Angie Thomas Genre: Fiction Grade Level: 8+

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TEAM, FAMILY, WORLD-CLASS CURRICULUM Meet the Hall/St. Clair Family!


What are the essential ingredients for a curriculum that prepares every student for success beyond high school? Many of our families have siblings in elementary, middle, and high school who are learning the answers.

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eet the Hall/St. Clair family in Newark. All five of the family’s children have attended or graduated from our schools. There’s Dymond, a kindergartener at KIPP SPARK Academy who’s learning the joys of reading. Her older brother Daniel is in fourth grade at the same school. Then there’s middle schooler, Shemar St. Clair at KIPP TEAM Academy, who’s learning what it takes to excel in science and KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy senior Meliek St. Clair who is focusing on preparing for college next year. We think you’ll agree: their enthusiasm for learning is pretty contagious! DYMOND HALL When we caught up with kindergartener Dymond Hall in her classroom at KIPP SPARK Academy, she wore a bright green shirt, celebrating her love of Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham, part of the school’s March celebration of Read Across America Week. Dymond loves to read, both at home with her mom and dad and at school. This year, some favorites are Dr. Seuss’s Thing One and Thing Two and Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus. Dymond’s teacher, Adalise Massa, supports her interest in reading and is on the frontlines of our efforts to instill a love of reading in kindergarten students. “We want to make it feel natural, like a conversation. They need to enjoy what they’re reading and hold a conversation about it in a loving way,” said Ms. Massa. Students at SPARK do read alouds three to four times a day, where they have opportunities to turn and talk to each other about a book, and even pick out their own from a classroom library. “For me as a kid, I didn’t like to read as much because my teachers made it all about learning the rules. It helps students to hear us read passionately, because then it motivates them to understand the mechanics of it so they can enjoy reading themselves,” said Ms. Massa. We believe an early enthusiasm for reading lays the groundwork for future learning across all subjects.

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Meanwhile at KIPP TEAM Academy, Dymond’s older brother Shemar, an eighth grader, is just sitting down for his science lesson. Right now, Shemar and his classmates are learning about the sun, the moon, and the earth—everything from gravitational pull, to phases of the moon, to how planets orbit one another. Outside the classroom, Shemar enjoys reading about science. He’s recently read books about astronomy and the mechanics behind the atomic bomb. Cultivating scholar curiosity about the natural world is the hallmark of our science program, which is designed to supercharge student engagement. Shemar’s science teacher, Intisar Hatcher-Wright, ensures that her students are honing 21st century critical thinking and questioning skills during every class. For the unit on the planets, Shemar and his classmates ran simulations using educational software that showed what planets looked like from space, and then from earth. They could even add a calendar and clock to the simulation to see the passage of time and the view of the moon from the perspective of space and earth. “We make sure students are at the center of their learning by asking them high-level questions and allowing students to evaluate each other’s work. Sometimes, we even plant false information that the students then need to correct,” said Ms. Hatcher-Wright. “Wherever they go after TEAM, we want them to be prepared to succeed as thinkers. Science is a gateway to higher-order thinking just like math or ELA,” she added.

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Meliek St. Clair

KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy student Bradford Hayes contributed writing and photography for this profile. KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy student Meliek St. Clair will cross the stage at graduation this June as a college-bound student. Getting there, he said, involved a lot of work. “I really had to improve my writing skills and learn to think more critically about what I was reading,” said St. Clair. Last year, Meliek enrolled in AP Composition with Kristin Proft in order to strengthen his writing skills. Our academic approach to high school ensures every student will be enrolled in a humanities AP course before graduation. According to Chief Academic Officer Sarba Aguda, this requirement is seen as unusual in some high schools, but it pays off. “We do it because we believe all students deserve exposure to a rigorous curriculum that equips them with the thinking skills they need to excel in college and in life,” said Aguda. For Meliek—who loves math, science, and photography and runs on NCA’s cross country team—college dreams have recently become a reality, thanks to his hard work and the support of his KIPP Through College counselor, Aixa Carmona. Ms. Carmona has helped walk Meliek through the process of applying to 15 colleges, while ensuring that he has the skills it takes to succeed once he arrives. “It’s not enough to just to get accepted. Organizational and time management skills are key in order for students to be successful once they’re in college,” said Ms. Carmona. So far, Meliek has earned admission to Florida A&M University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Beloit College. He’ll announce his decision at KIPP New Jersey’s Senior Signing Day, when seniors celebrate their acceptances and inform a cheering crowd of their final selection. He looks forward to studying business in college.

BY MOUSSA TOURE F R E S H MA N , K I P P N EWA RK CO L L EG I AT E ACAD EMY

It’s Crowded in my mind, But it feels so Alone. It’s good to have a House even better is a Home: Don’t have that, Living in a house wishing it’s a home, Sitting in chair, Wishing it’s a throne. Don’t have that, Writing through letters, Wishing for a phone, Flying paper airplanes, Wishing for a drone. Don’t have that, Living in a house: Even better is a home. It’s good to have a house, Even better is a home… Have that?


the journey to

10,000+ students Here’s Where We’ll Be in 2023.

Since we opened KIPP TEAM Academy in 2002 with a founding class of 80 students, our network has grown to offer world-class educational opportunities to as many students as possible in Newark and Camden. From the beginning, our goal was ambitious: to instill in students the desire and ability to succeed in college and lead choice-filled lives, in order to change the world. Today, we are fulfilling this promise for nearly 5,800 students in Newark and Camden—75 times the number of students we started with! Next year, we will open three new schools in Newark, one at each grade level: KIPP Upper Roseville Academy (ES), KIPP Newark Community Prep (MS), and KIPP Newark Lab High School (HS) and the following year we’ll open our first high school in Camden. We can’t wait to watch these new communities come together to support students on their journey to and through college.

where we started

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where we will be 2023 Offering nearly

10,000 SEATS IN 19 SCHOOLS across Newark and Camden

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8 schools 4,381 students

14 schools 7,062 students

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5 schools 2,458 students

I am so happy that KIPP NJ is expanding to serve more families. I’m a 100% hands-on mom and communication with the principal and staff at SEEK is just great. Academically and behaviorally, we see such a difference with our daughter since she started at KIPP NJ in kindergarten. Sharada Butler

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Stay Positive. Start with the mindset that college is possible and achievable. While your child will experience challenges along the way and this new chapter might seem scary, she/he is college material and deserves a degree. Remind your child of the hard work they’ve put in to make it this far and reassure them they’ve got what it takes to reach their next graduation day. As a parent, it can be a big “SUMMER MELT” IS A PHRASE help to let them know THAT IS USED TO REFER TO STUDENTS WHO, DESPITE it’s ok to leave home, and INTENDING TO HEAD TO COLLEGE you’ve got their back.

eing accepted to college is a major milestone in your child’s senior year of high school. Seniors may feel like their future is set and excitedly start planning how they’ll spend their last summer with friends and family before starting college.

But then something happens—the number of students who show up on campus in the fall is lower than the number who committed to attend in the spring. “Summer melt” is a phrase that is used to refer to students IN AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER AND who, despite intending COMPLETING SOME OF THE Check your checklist. The to head to college in NECESSARY STEPS, FAIL TO KTC team has a checklist August or September ATTEND COLLEGE IN THE FALL. of all the deadlines and completing some (see the sidebar for of the necessary steps, more on this!) that need fail to attend college in the fall. The consequences of not graduating from to be met and forms that need to be submitted college will be felt for longer than the four years it to your daughter/son’s school before they set takes to graduate. Realizing this, our KIPP Through foot on campus. This includes everything from College team uses a number of best practices to commitment forms to tuition deposits to financial make sure students show up to college on day aid forms to immunization records and more. one. The following tips will help families navigate Double check that all forms are completed and all the transition from high school to college over the of the information that’s been submitted is correct summer months and put a freeze on summer melt. so there are no surprises come August.


Attend college orientation. Many schools host orientations throughout the summer. If you and your student can attend earlier in the summer, it will help in the planning process. If you’re not able to attend in person, contact the school to see what other options are available. While attending orientation in person is preferred, some schools offer online orientation as an alternative. Check out the school website and social media channels, and read your snail and email. The college website has a lot of information on what to expect when you arrive, key dates, and links to resources. By following your child’s school on social media, you can both get a glimpse of the culture and start building excitement for day one. Also, open every piece of mail and email you get from the college, and read all of it! Once you’ve decided on a college, they will send you everything that needs to be read. You can also get updates from the school’s portal, and it’s a good idea to keep your login information in a safe place so you can easily refer to it when needed. Reach out to your KTC Persistence Counselor! Every graduating senior will be paired with a Persistence Counselor who will be able to guide your child when challenges arise. Counselors are also available to support academic, financial and socio-emotional needs to ensure that goals and graduation requirements are being met. Don’t hesitate to contact them with any questions!

Our KIPP Through College team has developed this helpful checklist to keep students from “summer melt” and help set them up for success their freshman year of college. Complete FAFSA Complete HESAA (or NJFAMS for NJ State Grants) Complete CSS Profile for applicable schools Complete verification worksheet to finalize financial aid Complete loan entrance counseling and sign Master Promissory Note (MPN) to finalize loans Keep a copy of your final financial aid award letter Pay tuition deposit Pay housing deposit Submit immunization forms Submit medical insurance waivers (if applicable) Sign in to your student portal (super important for freshmen) For students with IEP or 504s, register accommodations with the Office of Disabilities,and make sure you have a copy of your most recent IEP Attend New Student Orientation or Summer Bridge Program (if applicable) Arrange travel plans for move-in


SHANIA GRIFFIN KIPP Schools Attended:

KIPP TEAM Academy KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy

College and Graduation Year:

The College of St. Elizabeth, Class of 2019

Major/Area of Study:

Business and Mathematics

What is something you learned at KIPP that is helping you succeed in college?

Be consistent. People will give up on you, but you have to remember to never give up on yourself. Nothing gets easier; you just get better at it. Things will be hard, but you have to get up and show up EVERY day.

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AHOEFA ABITA KIPP Schools Attended:

KIPP TEAM Academy KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy

College and Graduation Year: Cornell University, Class of 2020

Major/Area of Study:

Government – International Relations focus

Internship:

MALIK HARRIS-DANIELS

What advice would you give to younger KIPPsters?

KIPP Schools Attended:

WeWork (NYC)

Despite how everyone else seems to have their stuff together, we are all finding our way through college. Don’t limit yourself because of what you THINK you should be doing or because of what you see around you. Give yourself space to explore yourself and what you like.

KIPP Rise Academy KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy

College and Graduation Year: Rowan University, Class of 2020

Major/Area of Study:

Psychology and minor in Sociology

Internship:

Glassboro Child Development Center

What advice would you give to younger KIPPsters?

ROMAN RICKETTS KIPP Schools Attended:

KIPP TEAM Academy KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy

Employer:

Fidelity Investments

What advice would you give to younger KIPPsters?

Fix the bad habits you have now to make your path forward less difficult. Right after high school, graduation mistakes are a lot more costly.

The saying Knowledge is Power is an understatement! Education is the greatest weapon in the world. With leadership and accountability, y’all can reach the highest of your goals.

AUTUMN HOLMES

MATIAS BRUNO

KIPP School Attended:

KIPP Schools Attended:

KIPP TEAM Academy

College and Graduation Year:

Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Class of 2022

Major/Area of Study:

Exercise Science and Pre Med

What is something you learned at KIPP that is helping you succeed in college?

KIPP taught me how to work with my peers and use my peers as resources and that skill is very important in life, especially in college at a big university.

KIPP Rise Academy KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy

College and Graduation Year: Rutgers Newark, Class of 2020

Major/Area of Study: Graphic Design

What did you learn at KIPP that you still use today? After being held back in the tenth grade, KIPP has taught me to persevere through any obstacle. Through hard work, I managed to leap into the twelfth grade and graduate on time. After graduating high school, I went on to study the art of new media technology at Essex Community College. I’m currently enrolled in Rutgers Newark College of Arts and Sciences as a graphic design major.

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Newark Family Resources For more information, please contact your school social worker to determine what service or services you qualify for. Your school’s social worker may have additional resources not listed here. EMPLOYMENT North Ward Family Success Center 286 Mt Prospect Avenue, Newark | 973-481-0415 Resources Available: Family success plans, employment-related, life skills, housing assistance, advocacy, and related supports. FOOD PANTRIES Community Food Bank Several locations in Newark www.cfbnj.org/food/find-food/ | 908-355-3663 Mend Hunger Relief Network Several locations in Newark www.mendnj.org | 862-250-5216 HOUSING South Ward Children’s Alliance Brick Avon Academy: 219 Avon Avenue, Newark, NJ 07108 | 862-236-1333 Resources Available: Family case management, tax prep classes, tax prep services. LGBT HOTLINE LGBT National Youth Talkline 1-800-246-7743 MATERNITY SERVICES Family Service Bureau’s New Start Program 247 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 | 973-412-2056 Resources Available: Assistance with securing infant supplies; parenting classes; access to mental health and addiction services; life skills training; assistance with pediatric care; assistance in applying for Assistance to Needy Families, WIC, and other social services. MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Mt. Carmel Guild Behavioral Health 58 Freeman Street, Newark, NJ 07105 | Screener: 973-596-3980 Resources Available: Individual and family therapy; psychiatric evaluations; medication management; child, adolescent and adult services. 18

Cooperative Counseling Services 407 Chestnut Street, Union, NJ 07083 | 908-731-5719 intakecoordinator@cooperativecs.com Resources Available: Individual, family, and group therapy; psychiatric evaluations; medication management; trauma-focused services; services for ages 3-21. PARENTING Family Service Bureau of Newark 274 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 | 973-412-2056 Resources Available: parenting groups, anger management classes, substance abuse education and counseling, therapeutic youth groups, psychiatric services, and medication monitoring. SUBSTANCE USE Bethel Family & Youth Resource Center 63-65 Pierce Street, Newark, NJ 07103 | 973-643-6565 Resources Available: Outpatient, IOP and partial care programs for substance use; marijuana recovery prevention; biopsychosocial assessments; drug education and prevention; positive youth development; relapse prevention; parenting skills; self-esteem building workshops. UTILITY ASSISTANCE Utility Rights www.njcommunityresources.info/utility_shutoff.html SUMMER PROGRAMS Summer Enrichment Camp 504 Central (at the corner of S. 7th Street), Newark, NJ 07107 973-624-9535, x100 Program Components: Mathematics, board games, reading comprehension, cooking, science experiments, sports, arts & crafts, swimming, social-emotional development, and weekly trips. Newark Kids Code 504 Central (at the corner of S. 7th Street), Newark, NJ 07107 For more information, please contact Mr. Sharif at Dsharif@ulec.org or call 973-624-9535, x100 Program Components: Career exploration, goal setting frameworks, education guidance.


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