"He gave a beautifully inspirational speech. He showed his upbringings with photos, and showed how far he has come since his days as a child in DR."
"She communicated to students that they too can achieve their goals despite obstacles. The power point informed students of her own challenges and subsequent goals."
"It was an awesome experience coming back to my hometown and speaking with middle school children who are living and growing up in the same school systems and neighbors that I grew up in. Absolutely Exhilarating!"
School: New Brunswick Middle School, New Brunswick, NJ
PRESS ADVISORY PRINCETON, NJ – PRINCETON, NJ – The HISPA Role Model Bureau will hold its 2009 Youth Conference for 8th graders on Friday, June 12, 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., at the Frist Campus Center on the Princeton University campus. The “Take Action!
By SUZANNE C. RUSSELL, STAFF WRITER of myCentralJersey.com- June 5, 2009
Mayor Wilda Diaz grew up in a tough neighborhood — a Stockton Street housing complex, where she and her five sisters shared one bathroom.
"I never dreamed back then of being mayor," said Diaz.
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Homeland Security Director, Richard Canas shared this quote from Mahatma Gandhi with over 250 8th grade students in an inspirational presentation during our HISPA Role Model Program at New Brunswick Middle School in New Brunswick last Friday, May 29.
PRESS ADVISORY NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Richard Cañas, Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, will join other HISPA role models at the New Brunswick Middle School Career Day on Friday, May 29. Director Cañas will speak to about 200 8th-grade students at 11 a.m. The school is at 30 Van Dyke Ave., New Brunswick.
PRESS RELEASE PERTH AMBOY, NJ – Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz spoke to 8th-graders at the William C. McGinnis School during a HISPA Role Model program on Tuesday, May 5.
HISPA is providing support to Novartis on their 12th Annual Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program by coordinating the two Community Leaders Panels and coordinating the participation of Red Bank Middle School students.