Education

The Struggle for Drug Treatment in America at Real Talk Thursdays

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday, March 23, 2017, The Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  The focus of the forum is to provide weekly spiritual, cultural and political education discussions to empower, inspire, and organize African /African Americans, Latino Americans, people of color, and the entire human family. 

This week’s forum topic will focus on the struggle for drug treatment in America. The community based organizations helping to contribute to the weekly forums are the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition (N.A.V.C), New Jersey Communities United, Young & Successful Men’s Organization, and the Pan-Afrikan Muslim Association.

The Black History Month Committee was created by history teachers to organize programs and activities for February’s Black History Month at Weequahic High School for students and the community.

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Bashir Akinyele, the Chairperson of the Black History Month committee and a history teacher at Weequahic High School, says, “This program is an opportunity to discuss solutions to the problems affecting African Americans, Latino Americans, people of color, women, the youth, and humanity.”

For more information about the Real Talk Thursdays at Weequahic High School, contact (908) 956-3523 or (973) 705-3795.

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Jobs For Life

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You are invited to the Community Improvement Association of the Oranges (CIAO) Jobs for Life job readiness program.

Location: 336 Oakwood Avenue Orange, NJ 0705

Start Date:  Thursday September 14th 6:30 PM

Free and All Invited to Attend

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Tue, August 22, 7:30 PM

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Free Movie Night: Zootopia

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Thu, September 14, 6:30 PM

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