Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Computers & Technology
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment


2834 Pierce AvenueCamden, NJ 08105 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

New Jersey Minority Educational Development(also known as NJ MED) is an American non-governmental organization NGO that provides technical support to local, national, and international educational organizations through market research and innovative programming design services from early childhood to post-secondary education. NJ MED also are a Special Consultative Status member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2016. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Jersey_Minority_Educational_Development


The organization’s key goals are:

To provide students and their parents with appropriate curricular information early in their academic careers, and with college admissions, testing, and financial aid information in the appropriate later years;

To provide students with significant exposure to the collegiate environment and to adult and peer role models

To provide local and state colleges and universities, as well as post-secondary institutions outside of New Jersey, with eligible minority candidates for admission into college;

To increase the self-concept, social skills development, and career awareness of participating students in order to enhance their ability to function successfully in society;

To heighten parental and community awareness regarding the importance, and increased necessity, of post secondary education and to increase their involvement in the decision-making, application, and matriculation processes;

To link students with already existing academic support and development programs; and

To develop in program participants the necessary skills (cognitive, affective, and social) needed for academic, career, and life success.

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