WARREN, NJ - On November 12, Lisa Galondardo, from the United Way of North Jersey, visited Warren Middle School. She ran a speaker presentation for 20 peer leaders on ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), representing the growing number of individuals and families who are working, but who are unable to afford the basic necessities of housing, food, child care, health care, and transportation.
Galondardo also presented a financial literacy activity which helped highlight the financial problems of some residents in Somerset County. Advisors Susan Cooper and Lynn Degen support the middle school students by providing presentations from a variety of service organizations to help the youth develop critical leadership skills.
The 2014-2015 Peer Leaders wore "We Serve" shirts, donated by the Warren Lions Club. Members of the WMS Peer Leaders include:
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