Beyond Expectations student goes behind the scenes with Community Organizers from across the country!

Beyond Expectations student Robert McGill was invited to work as part of the professional production crew with Ms. Leontyne Anglin for a multi-city event which brought together leaders and youth from Trenton, Camden, Philadelphia, and Ferguson, MO to discuss civics, policy, and the basics of community organizing.

Attendees included representatives from organizations across the country -- including the White House.

Robert did a great job as a 2nd Camera Operator and Production Assistant. It was an exciting chance for him to gain real life experience at a large scale event. And ... since successfully completing our TV Studio Production class, Robert has been hired by a national movie theatre!


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This highly anticipated event was hosted by My Eternal Family, Inc. in collaboration with Faith in New Jersey, and the Capital City Community Coalition.

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Trenton, NJ -- Beyond Expectations and Anchor House had a great time at our Holiday Drive & Design wrapping gifts for Angel's Wings, an emergency shelter care program for children newborn to 12 years old. We also spent the day decorating the Anchorage residence, a transitional home for older youth ages 18-21, where a few of the guys showcased their culinary skills in the kitchen!

We were joined by Jersey Cares who shared information about the organization and potential leadership opportunities. We're working with the agency to track hours for our own volunteer and community service projects.

Our extreme gratitude to all the dedicated volunteers who braved the snow to make this such a memorable day. Special thanks to Kim McNear, Anchor House Executive Director and Mereides Delgado, Director of Aging Out Youth Services for making it all possible.

We couldn't think of a better way to wrap up the year than helping to support another organization dedicated to serving youth and families in need.

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A glance behind the scenes...