Educational Institutions

NEW JERSEY MINORITY EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT NJ-MED

  • Camden, NJ
  • http://worldtop20.org

Mission Statement

to help develop practical solutions to the problems of youth (especially minority males) development in public education, and to foster higher education and career pursuit aimed at enhancing positive growth within their communities.

Main Programs

  1. National High School Graduation Campaign
  2. 100% Graduation Rate Program
  3. World Top 20 Project
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The United States 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
193 United Nations Members
209 FIFA Members

ruling year

1999

CEO/Founder since 1995

Self-reported

Mr. Albert Neal Mitchell II

Keywords

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Educate Every Child on the Planet

Also Known As

NJ MED

EIN

22-3528399

 Number

2032372777

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (O01)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

National High School Graduation Campaign

The National High School Graduation Campaign mission is to reach over 4.0 million high school students in 1000 U.S Communities over the next seven years, in an effort, to increase the nation’s high school graduation rate, and to better prepare these students for the US Workforce in the 21st century.

Category

Employment

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

100,000

Program 2

100% Graduation Rate Program

Our mission to encourage high school minority males to stay in school and reach their full potential, and reduce the likelihood that young men will become involved in the criminal justice system as well as becoming a teen parent.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Male Youth/Adolescents (14 - 19 years)

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

100,000

Program 3

World Top 20 Project

The World Top 20 Project’s mission is to ensure every child on the planet has an opportunity to reach their full potential, with access to quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.

By monitoring and ranking over 200 nation’s education systems for student development for ages of 3 to 25.

Category

Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Female Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Budget

200,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The United States 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
193 United Nations Members
209 FIFA Members

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NEW JERSEY MINORITY EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT NJ-MED

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CEO/Founder

Mr. Albert Neal Mitchell II

BIO

Albert N. Mitchell II is the Executive Director of the New Jersey Minority Educational Development (NJ MED). He is also one of the country's most successful inner-city youth program architects. His accomplishments include designing 28 youth programs for the New Jersey State Health Department, the Camden Board of Education, the Camden City Police Department, the Camden City Recreation Department, and the Camden Housing Authority.

He attended the University of Rutgers, New Jersey and has appeared frequently on local television shows. Mr. Mitchell is also known nationally for his skills as a market research analyst. His former clients include: the United States Mini-soccer Federation (USMF), the Soccer Association for Youth (SAY), R&R Associates (publishers), and the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).

In the first six months of operating NJ MED, Mr. Mitchell successfully directed the agency's first grant award, “The New Jersey Minority Males Community Challenge Grant", awarded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services. With the success of this grant, Mr. Mitchell has firmly established NJ MED as a creditable organization, after receiving several other state and local grants, as well as, conducting all of the organization's services and workshops with middle school and high school students, the Camden School District staff and supporting agencies. He shares a strength-based and community-focused philosophy of understanding the non-profit sector. To date, he has led NJ MED in developing partnerships with 42 other non-profit organizations in the Camden County area in providing direct services for over 2,500 youths and their families in the City of Camden, New Jersey.

STATEMENT FROM THE CEO/Founder

"My vision for NJ MED , "We want to be everywhere!!!, We don't want to run from challenges or natural disasters. We want to work with others to achieve their goals, and never believe in the impossible." "

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr Donald Brian Henley Jr.

CCS-TV

Term: Jan 2010 - Dec 2020

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