Juvenile diversion programs offer a better alternative to incarceration while building stronger communities and better citizens. America’s criminal justice system serves several purposes. It is used to punish criminals, to protect innocent people from becoming victims by removing dangerous criminals from the streets, and also can give some comfort to victims. But the justice system […]
Project C.O.P.E. provides information to the community in Paterson, N.J. to encourage healthy relationships and prevent the spread of HIV among youth.
Take control with Project C.O.P.E. Project Communities Organizing for Prevention and Empowerment (C.O.P.E.) began in 2005 on a five year federal grant awarded to Montclair State’s Department of Family and Child Studies. The mission statement on the website reads, “Project C.O.P.E.’s mission is to increase the capacity for integrated prevention activities throughout the Paterson community […]
In order to educate youth in Paterson about an above-the-influence experience, Dr. Robert Reid and Dr. Pauline Garcia-Reid created the P-CASA project.
Montclair State University professors build a safe Space through P-CASA! The Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA) consists of researchers, professors, community members, volunteers and youth that try to prevent alcohol and tobacco use in youth ages 12-17 living in Paterson. The project supports campaigns that empower and educate youth to make positive and healthy […]
As spring arrives and the weather becomes more enjoyable, Montville’s Baseball-8U brought their a-game to Montclair for the first game of the 2016 season.
Montville Baseball-8U comes out swinging. Montville Township’s 8U baseball team traveled to Montclair for their first game of the season. Under overcast skies and temperatures in the low 50s at game time, the spectators huddled under coats and blankets as the team took the field in their new spring uniforms. While the game did not […]
Could Wednesday night’s almost entirely chilled-out stage be in tune with summer winding down?
Bob Cannon performs outstandingly for Trend. Summer is nearing its end in just a few weeks, and that is a possible reason for a more jazzy and groovy set rather than rock and roll, laden with bongo drums and smoother vocals on Wednesday night. Nevertheless, almost every foot tapped and set of hands clapped along. […]