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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Help Bring a Better Tomorrow ...Mentor Newark Youth Today!

The Weequahic Park Super Neighborhood Community Covenant & The Art of Survival Corporation are hosting the "Picture Me Tomorrow Extravaganza" this Friday, October 31, 2008 from 3:30 PM until 8:30 PM.

The "Picture Me Tomorrow Extravaganza" is a Parade, Mentor-Meentee Networking Social, Talent Showcase & Professional Address, a full program at George Washington Carver Elementary School- 333 Clinton Place Newark, New Jersey. It is also a pilot run for a long-term Mentoring Program that will roll out in January during National Mentoring Month.

The event hosts are still in need of mentors to participate during the networking hour, which will take place roughly between 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM. If you or a professional acquaintance are able to donate a small portion of time to the mentees, please send an email indicating [NAME] [CAREER FIELD] [TIME AVAILABLE] & [PHONE #] to
The Brickerati: info@brickeratigreen.com.

The events of this weekend in Newark and Chicago reaffirm the need for the greater urban community to draw strength from each others trials and become increasingly supportive of our youth. We must guide them on an alternative, positive path. This is why the Picture Me Tomorrow concept is so powerful. It attaches a significant meaning to the idea of dressing in costume. Dressing in career-inspired garb tells our children to envision and embrace an honorable and rewarding future that IS within reach.

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