With an annual membership of almost 300 students, the New Jersey Orators, Inc serves youth in their chapters throughout the State of New Jersey (Freehold, Lakewood, Montclair, Neptune, New Brunswick, Newark, Nutley/Hillside, Orange, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainfield, Red Bank, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Trenton, West Windsor-Plainsboro, Willingboro/Burlington) in eight counties (Burlington, Essex, Mercer, Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean, Somerset and Union). The Pennsylvania Orators, Inc. serves approximately 85 students in the first two chapters in Easton and Steelton. In the coming year, three chapters are also planned for New York City under the New York Orators, Inc. organization and in Baltimore under Maryland Orators, Inc.
New Jersey Orators chapters meet in partnering schools, churches, colleges, corporate training facilities, and libraries. In practice workshops volunteers coach youth weekly throughout the school year. Annual competitions and community presentations managed by the executive board allow them to hone their skills. There are over 200 volunteer coaches and over 100 volunteer judges, timekeepers, and assistants who help operate this program smoothly annually.
The New Jersey and Pennsylvania Orators has headquarters located in Somerset, New Jersey and share an office facility with Orators, Inc. the national umbrella organization.
Address: New Jersey Orators, Inc.
812 Hamilton Street
Somerset, New Jersey 08873