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Friday, January 15, 2016

Youth Summit on Jobs and Education set for Saturday


Plainfield's first ever Youth Summit takes place Saturday(January 16) at duCret School of Art from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

The focus is positive steps to help Plainfield young people in their transition to adulthood --
  • Educational opportunities
  • Job training
  • Conflict resolution
and more.

Hosted by Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, Plainfield young people themselves will serve as moderators for the event.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, professor of African American studies at Morehouse College. Dr. Hill is known to many for his social justice activism and journalism.

Musical performances will be presented by Brother Hahz and DJ Lil Man. Free refreshments will be served and various prizes awarded.

The event is free and open to all.

duCret School of Art is at 1020 Central Avenue (across from Cedarbrook School). The event is in the auditorium. Parking and entry in the lot at the rear of the school complex.

  -- Dan Damon [follow]

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