The New Ark Freedom School at 13th Avenue School


Interview with Marquise Guzman, Senior Program Manager of Neighborhood Partnerships, Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers University-Newark

Founded in 2014, the New Ark Freedom School (NAFS) serves 3rd through 8th-grade students over six weeks, at Thirteenth Avenue Elementary School, in Newark, NJ. A product of the Civil Rights Movement and 1964 Freedom Summer, NAFS provides supplemental educational support to boost student confidence and motivation to read and generate positive attitudes toward learning.  


For more information about the program, 

  1. Visit: The Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies 
  2. Contact: Marquise Guzman, 973-353-1023, [email protected]
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