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Rutgers' Public Service Programs Helping Others

Meet the children and families who have gained invaluable life skills and support from Rutgers.

T.E.E.M. Gateway

Rutgers Team to Embark on Two-Year Mission to Curb Youth Violence at Newark Housing Project

Kenneth Karamichael, director for the Rutgers Transitional Education and Employment Management (T.E.E.M.) Gateway, is part of a group of Rutgers researchers working on the Brick City Synergy program.

Brick City Synergy, program to help at-risk Newark youth

Stopping Youth Violence Before it Occurs

Brick City Synergy, a pilot project to help at-risk Newark youth, is being co-directed by Kenneth Karamichael of Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and T.E.E.M. Gateway Director Kenneth Karamichael

Mayor Cory Booker Presents Proclamation to Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway

Newark Mayor Cory Booker presented a Proclamation to honor Rutgers T.E.E.M. Gateway as "one of the city's great organizations" for its work building productive futures for the at-risk youth of Newark and beyond.

Obesity conference organizer Kathleen Morgan

A Systematic Strategy to Fight NJ’s Obesity Epidemic

At an obesity prevention conference on December 11, experts from around the country will present the latest research and innovative techniques used in the battle against obesity.


Preparing Ocean County's Youth for Environmental Careers

Rutgers TEEM Gateway Helps Ocean County's Youth Prepare for Environmental Careers through a 6-week Environmental Studies and Career Exploration summer program.   

Developmental Disabilities Training for First Responders

The Glee Effect: Sensitizing Emergency Responders to the “R” Word

Rutgers web course helps police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel learn how to better handle encounters with developmentally disabled individuals.

Bon Jovi Visits Rutgers YES Center

Jon Bon Jovi Visits Rutgers/NJAES YES Center in Newark!

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi, Newark Mayor Cory Booker and members of the White House Council for Community Solutions held a “Youth Listening Tour” session at Rutgers YES Center in Newark. (Video)   
Yes Center logo New YES Center Opens to Serve At-Risk Youth in Trenton

Modeled on our successful Newark facility, this 2nd center will also be operated by T.E.E.M. Gateway staff.
Let's Move Newark logo

Rutgers TEEM Gateway Helps Coordinate Let's Move! Newark Campaign to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Rutgers TEEM. Gateway is facilitating the outreach and education components of Mayor Booker's Let’s Move! Newark campaign to increase physical activity and healthier eating choices for children.

TEEM Gateway and YES Center staff with Newark Mayor, Cory Booker

Rutgers TEEM Gateway Recognized for Innovative Programs that Serve At-Risk Youth

Rutgers TEEM Gateway received the 2010 Diversity Leadership Award for providing programming that advances academic success, understanding and quality of life for underrepresented groups.

AmeriCorp volunteer, David Dabney, works with children in after school program

Rutgers AmeriCorps Program Improves Lives & Strengthens Communities

Through mentoring programs, tutoring and school enrichment programs,
Rutgers AmeriCorps program helps disconnected youth engage in meaningful employment, education and service opportunities.