During his TEDx Talk, 13-year-old environmental campaigner, Sri Nihal Tammana, delivered a powerful message on the urgent need to address battery waste. With a staggering 15 billion batteries discarded yearly, Sri Nihal’s talk shed light on the environmental repercussions and the importance of taking action. He passionately shared his journey of founding Recycle My Battery, a youth-led nonprofit that has collected and recycled over 250,000 batteries.

July 24, 2023

We are excited to invite you to “Remembering Their Legacy: An Oral History of Our Seniors,” an engaging and insightful event that will showcase the captivating stories and experiences of our esteemed seniors. This special occasion will be held as an Oral History Showcase and Townhall, providing a platform for our seniors to share their wisdom, memories, and reflections.

July 13, 2023

We are excited to announce that New Jersey Orators, Inc. has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2023 “I have a Dream” grant from the New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. This $5000 grant will support their impactful initiatives aimed at empowering youth through public speaking and leadership development. 

June 23, 2023

Aliyah Saleem, an undergraduate Biological Science major at Rutgers University and resident of Plainfield, New Jersey, has been chosen as one of the inaugural recipients of the Voyager Scholarship, a prestigious program established by the Obama Foundation and Airbnb. The $100 million scholarship initiative aims to support college students pursuing careers in public service by providing academic scholarships, travel opportunities, and access to a network of leaders.

September 23, 2022

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities has awarded $402,514 in grant funding to 33 organizations, including the New Jersey Orators. The grant will support the expansion of the organization’s workshops on public speaking, literacy, civic engagement, and life skills for youth in various school districts across the state.

July 12, 2022