Habitat for Humanity Newark to Hold its First-Ever College Fair

As a part of its Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Habitat for Humanity Newark will host its first-ever college fair on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at People’s Preparatory Charter School, 321 Bergen St. in Newark.

The event is free; high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend.

Many area schools, universities and social service agencies will be present, including Rutgers University -Newark, Saint Peter’s University, Berkeley College, Essex County College, University of Phoenix, New Jersey City University, Pillar College, Hudson County Community College, and New Jersey Institute of Technology, among many others. 

Students are encouraged to come out to meet representatives, ask questions about financial aid and scholarships, and learn about services available from community organizations.

“Habitat for Humanity Newark is not just about building homes,” said Habitat Newark CEO Jeffrey J. Farrell. “We are about building and safeguarding our future leaders, making sure they have all the right tools they need to succeed. That is why Habitat Newark is so excited about this college fair in Nerwark.”

As a Neighborhood Revitalization affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, Habitat Newark has been making incredible strides to improve conditions and build community in host neighborhoods. Habitat Newark is now working with about 75 Partner Families who reside in the West and Central wards between Springfield and South Orange Avenues and Bergen and South 20th Streets.

Adult students are also welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. 

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