“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Mahatma Gandhi

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One night. Hundreds of KIPP team & family.

Be the Change is KIPP New Jersey’s singular fundraising event that celebrates students, families, staff and community friends with one thing in common - each strives to be the change they wish to see in the world. Join hundreds of our KIPP team and family, as together we celebrate positive change in our community and world, while also raising critical funding for our 4,500 scholars and 838 alumni throughout Newark and Camden, NJ.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017
3:30 PM - College Access and Completion Panel

5:30 PM - Registration and Program


One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102


Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group Accepted by Margaret Anadu, Managing Director
Derek and Deborah Capanna
KIPP New Jersey Parents

Closing the Degree Gap: College Access & Completion Panel

Join us the afternoon of Be the Change for a timely conversation on the challenges of college access, persistence and completion for low-income students. Recognizing the power of college to transform lives, leading experts in the field will share their experiences and expertise as KIPP and our partners throughout the country work to ensure alumni are gaining access to top colleges and completing their degrees.

On the Panel: 

Moderated by: Shavar Jeffries


Democrats for Education Reform (DFER)


What you give and what you get (besides our undying gratitude)

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“Green Ad” Opportunity

Reach more than 1,000 guests before and after our program via our “Green Ad Journal” on the main screen in Prudential Hall. Ad costs range from $500-$2,500. Contact Ashley Haughton to take part in this opportunity. Click here to see examples from last year