Hillside, N.J-  The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will be hosting its annual Teen Leadership Institute on July 23, 2019 and July 24, 2019. Students will attend leadership-building workshops on how to translate service into action, build effective communication skills and use social media for social action. Teens will work together to create a service project to fight back against hunger and poverty within their local communities throughout the 2019-2020 school year.

"If we work to end hunger together, then we can make a better future for ourselves and for generations to come." - Sandy, 17 - Teen Leadership Council member    

       Each session will feature interactive workshops from professional speakers as well as team-building activities from the Garden State Leaders and the Lesniak Institute. Renowned author and Fortune 100 trainer, Margot Krasne, will present a workshop on how to develop effective public speaking skills. Students will also spend time at America’s Grow-A-Row harvesting produce that will be distributed to communities in need. Registration is currently full for this event.

       For more information, please Michelle Jansen, Director of Schools and Outreach at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey at (908)-355-3663 X279 or mjansen@cfbnj.org