Sen. Cory Booker talked to students and teachers from the 'Jobs for New Jersey’s Graduates' program in Washington on Oct. 29. The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation manages the nonprofit program, which is the New Jersey affiliate of ‘Jobs for America’s Graduates,’ the nation’s largest student dropout prevention program feared toward young people who are most at-risk. For more info on ‘Jobs for New Jersey's Graduates” and how your company can support it, click here.
The students and their teachers who visited Sen. Booker are from West Side School in Newark, Weequahic High School in Newark, Barringer Academy of the Arts and Humanities in Newark, Carteret High School, New Brunswick Adult Learning Center, Olney Charter High School and Vineland High School. The students were participating in a National Student Leadership Academy in Arlington, Va., along with more than 1,050 students and teachers from 34 states.