A Generation that Learns to Listen,
Reason and Persuade
Can Shape the Future

Upcoming Events



   Our programming at local chapters has ended for the spring. We are on summer break and will be back in operation in the fall. 

Check back in late August for our “Schedule of Activities” calendar for upcoming events. 


Enjoy the summer!


What We Do

New Jersey Orators builds confident youth by teaching them the art of public speaking and helping them to build skills for college and careers.

Close Achievement Gaps

High school students, especially low income and minority students, struggle on state and international achievement tests and fall short of college entrance requirements in reading and math. Read more…

College & Career Readiness

College and careers now require the same level of skills. Productivity, the foundation of American competitiveness, depends on a skilled workforce at every level. Read more…

Reading Literacy

How students perform in two key areas, reading and math, may affect how they see the world and how they make decisions in that world. Standardized testing in New Jersey has revealed that African-Americans and other minority “at-risk” youth…are not scoring competitively in language skills. Sixty-eight percent of New Jersey high school students met or exceeded literacy expectations. Read more…


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