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JAIA International: The Chibuto Project

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May 23, 2014 – May 23, 2014 32 Court Street Map and Directions | Register Description: The Chibuto Project is an 8 week video/skype exchange between girls in NYC & girls in Chibuto, Mozambique Africa. Youth will participate in a creative leadership workshop series called “This Thing Called YOU!” and share their process with the teens from Chibuto. […]


by JYAdmin

April 12, 2014 – April 12, 2014 388 Atlantic Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description: JAIA is planning its first ever Youth Cafe event. An event created by and for youth to share, connect and most of all, have fun!! This is a chance to bring creative ideas to life through leadership and teamwork. […]

Why JAIA Youth?

by JYAdmin

After twenty-two years of service to youth & families in the NYC Dept. of Education, I left my job with a passion to create “JAIA” Just As I Am YOUth Empowerment. I was determined to create a program where youth could see themselves as leaders, with purpose and vision for their future, despite the adverse […]