UnCommon Herstories

March 13, 2012 § Leave a comment

March 13

Who: Gloria Strickland

What: Twenty five dedicated years working with New Jersey’s youth is what makes Strickland a prominent figure in her community. After 11 years as Executive Director of Somerset Community Action Program, Strickland became Director of the All Stars Project New Jersey. The All Stars Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting human development through the use of an innovative performance-based model. The ASP creates outside of school, educational and performing arts activities for thousands of poor and minority young people. It sponsors community and experimental theatre, develops leadership training and pursues volunteer initiatives that build and strengthen communities.

When and Where: 1981, Newark, New Jersey

How:   Talented Volunteers creates opportunities for hundreds of adults to get involved in virtually every aspect of All Stars Project programs and operations. Join their Activists for Social Development Fellowship providing a crash course in non-profit organizing and youth development <http://www.allstars.org/fellowship&gt;

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Photo and Information Source: <newyorksocialdiary.com>

http://www.allstars.org/content/all-stars-leadership

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