• JWLLC Leads Presentation on Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
    On Saturday, February 27th, Just Writing, LLC presented at the Abbott Leadership Institute‘s Parent Power Hour! on the topic of synchronous and asynchronous learning. After the presentation, Kaleena Berryman, ALI Director, and Yolanda Greene, ALI Training Manager, facilitated a student panel as well as group discussion. Over forty people were in attendance. The presentation can be viewed on ALI’s Facebook page.
  • Amistad Commission Gains Independence
    November 16, 2020 – A3601/S passes both house of the NJ State Legislature. Key changes to the Amistad Law (NJSA )include: Key Changes to the Law Becoming independent of the Department of Education. All commissioners are voting members and hire the Executive Director. Implications for NJ Public Schools Less bureaucracy More direct interventions into curriculum development
  • The Pandemic Project: Newark Stories Unmasked
    Working with the YMS-Youth Media Symposium students to create a digital archive of the impact of Covid-19 on the citizens of Newark The Youth Media Symposium presents The Pandemic Project: Newark Stories Unmasked For 8 weeks this summer, 50 young people from the Youth Media Symposium and New-Ark Leaders of Health: Next Generation Community Leaders representing various schools and wards in the city of Newark, came together VIRTUALLY to document the impact of COVID-19 and Racism on