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New Jersey

All-Star Zuri A. showcasing her Lights on After School lightbulb describing why she loved after-school with Program Leader Rich. At ASAS' annual summer camp, "STEM CampUs", Nylea and her team presented an “elevator pitch” to inform a panel of STEM professionals about their concept for an innovative, social-conscious new app: Angel Med Care. The group’s app idea won 2nd place in the elevator pitch competition, and Nylea’s presentation skills shone!

  • 509
  • 5
  • 74%
    Qualify for a free or discounted lunch program


  • Black / African American 77%
  • Latino/a 20%
  • Other 3%


  • Foundation38%
  • Government58%
  • Corporate1%
  • Individual1%
  • Event2%


  • 83% Program
  • 10% Administration
  • 7% Fundraising


Nicole Harris

Executive Director

Jennifer Padolina

Board Chair

Nicole Harris

Executive Director


Nicole Harris

Executive Director

Nicole is a wife, mother, sister and friend. She and her husband have opened their home to raise several children and help put them on a path to success. She and her husband, along with their three children reside in Roselle New Jersey.

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