ANNOUNCEMENT: 2017-2018 RFP for Funders Collaborative Grants

As a part of our commitment to creating Safe, Supportive and Effective schools, The Newark Trust for Education is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year from eligible schools interested in receiving funds to strengthen and improve social-emotional learning (SEL) programs and/or create trauma-sensitive environments. Download the complete RFP and guidelines, and background information on SEL and trauma-sensitive environments below.

Download Funders' Collaborative 2017-2018 RFP & Guidelines

Download SEL and Trauma-Sensitive Environments Background

For further information and for a copy of the application materials, please RSVP to attend our Technical Assistance Workshop by clicking here.

If you cannot attend the workshop and are interested in applying, please send an e-mail Stephanie Parry at sparry@newarktrust.org for additional information.

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Developing Creative Minds: A City-Wide Arts Education Summit

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 9 AM – 3 PM, The Newark Arts Education Roundtable (NAER) will present Developing Creative Minds: A City-Wide Arts Education Summit designed for the Newark community to learn about city-wide arts opportunities and initiatives. Recommended for persons of all ages, the summit will feature performances from Newark students, arts workshops for children and teens presented by NAER member organizations, and key advocacy discussions facilitated by the New Jersey Arts Education Partnership, NJ Arts Census and more.  

Special guests include keynote speaker Dr. Bettina Love, an award winning author, professor, researcher and founder of Real Talk: Hip Hop Education for Social Justice who will hold a Q & A session with Newark youth, following her keynote. 

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SECOND ANNUAL RUTGERS-NEWARK CONFERENCE ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND JUVENILE JUSTICE -- FRIDAY, JUNE 9!

Rutgers-Newark announces the Second Annual Conference on Youth Development and Juvenile Justice on Friday, June 9th, 8:30am to 5:00pm. This year’s conference boasts an engaging and informative set of presentations, including a talk on juvenile interrogation by Professor Steven Drizin (of "Making a Murderer"); a talk on mental health and trauma screening in the juvenile justice system by Professor Keith Cruise and a presentation plus special announcement on juvenile justice reform in New Jersey from Dr. Jennifer Lebaron.

The conference will be held on the campus of Rutgers University-Newark on Friday, June 9. Discounted parking is available, and the registration package includes breakfast snacks and lunch!

For more information and to register, click here.

Any questions or concerns may be directed to Rutgers program assistant, Sheila Solano, at shsolano@psychology.rutgers.edu or 973-353-3932.



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