A Generation that Learns to Listen,
Reason and Persuade
Can Shape the Future
Students are FREE to attend Civic Engagement Conference!
Registration sponsorships are available!
We just completed the first of two New Jersey Orators Beyond High School Educational Conferences on Civic Engagement. This preliminary planning conference was held in partnership with Seton Hall University Martin Luther King Scholars Program and National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) as our facilitators and KiDz HuB Media Network as our non-profit broadcast journalists partner. We look forward to seeing you at our March 23rd Civic Engagement conference where we will produce a “White Paper” from our middle and high school students’ concerns.
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
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…