Make it Better 4 Youth checked out the 1st NJ Trans* Youth Forum held on April 18 on the Princeton University Campus. A terrific article in advance of the event shared some of what participants can expect. We’ll update this post with feedback, resources and media afterward!
Save the Date! May 29th the 5th Annual GAYLA!
Where: Middletown South Regional High School, Middletown NJ
What time: 7-10pm
How much: $20
NEW JERSEY AIDS WALK: May 4, 2014
The NJ AIDS Walk is a collaborative effort of the state’s leading HIV/AIDS service and support programs. On SUNDAY, MAY 4TH, 2014 in 5 locations across NJ, at exactly the same time of day, thousands of people will walk in solidarity in support of people living with HIV/AIDS in our area. There are more than 35,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in NJ. Please join us in fighting this pandemic by walking with us in the 2014 NJ AIDS Walk. Start your own team or join an existing team. Let’s do this!
To this end, we share with you a letter from our community member Father Bob Kaeding:
PLEASE WALK WITH US! ORGANIZE A TEAM! SUPPORT A TEAM!
On May 4, 2014, thousands upon thousands of people will walk in solidarity across the state of New Jersey in an effort to raise funds and awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS. We are kindly requesting that you organize a team and join us for the NJ AIDS Walk. Our Team Leaders are the heart and soul of AIDS Walk New Jersey and last year, team fundraising accounted for 65% of the total raised AIDS Walk dollars!
Please organize a Team of friends, family members, coworkers, fellow students, or religious/civic organization members. Pre-register at njaidswalk.org and follow the simple directions below to raise money for 2014 NJ AIDS Walk.
Go online to njaidswalk.org and click on: get involved; Asbury Park; Register Here; Agree to Waiver/Agreement; Start a Team. After you have set up your team, choose to send your team announcement to one/all of your social medias.
PRIZES FOR THE TOP ASBURY PARK FUNDRAISERS: TWO Round Trip Airline tickets in the contiguous United States will be awarded to the Top Individual Fundraiser and the Top Team Leader Fundraiser.
Good luck and thank you for supporting the 2014 New Jersey AIDS Walk. Do not hesitate to call us at 732-774-3416 (x21) with any questions.
Father Robert Kaeding
The Center in Asbury Park
806 3rd Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
“Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover”
Wednesday, April 9th
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Raritan High School Cafeteria
Come enjoy a warm, engaging atmosphere where you can soak in the beauty and inspiration of poetry!
$5 in advance
$6 at the door
Poetry Readers Enter for FREE!
Partners Two River Theater and Make it Better for Youth Host Monthly Event
The Two River Theater partners and hosts an upcoming youth open mic for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, and Queer youth. The series, once monthly, will be open to teens 13-19 who wish to read fiction, poems, or perform musical, theatrical or other artistic works. The open mics will be held on Tuesdays December 10, January 14, February 11, and March 11 from 7-8:30 in The Victoria J. Mastrobuono Library, located on Two River Theater’s second floor. There is no fee to attend or perform. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org