Newark Thrives! is an intermediary out-of-school time (OST) network with the vision to engage every child in high-quality out-of-school time (OST) experiences so they will grow, develop, and thrive. Newark Thrives! mission is to improve access and participation in high-quality OST opportunities for Newark youth by leveraging resources, convening stakeholders, and empowering young people, families, and educators.
As a collaborative, Newark Thrives! works closely with cross-sector community partners to promote OST city-wide through:
- safe and healthy learning environments,
- positive relationships with peers and adults,
- a wide variety of opportunities for youth to explore and develop
- increasing twenty-first century skillsets
For more information, visit Newark Thrives! website.