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Date: 2016-09-20

KIPP New Jersey, the New York Giants, Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Elected Officials Celebrate Opening of New KIPP NCA Facility and Athletic Field with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Yesterday, as part of the newly constructed, multimillion dollar KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy (NCA) facility in Newark’s West Ward, KIPP New Jersey, the New York Giants, elected officials and community leaders hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the dedication of the new building and its athletic field. KIPP NJ CEO and Founder, Ryan Hill, Councilman Joe McCallum, Councilwoman Gaye Cheneyfield Jenkins, and New York Giants Linebacker and Defensive Captain, Jonathan Casillas, were in attendance and spoke at the dedication. After the ceremony, the KIPP NCA Panthers football team participated in a hands-on football clinic with several New York Giants football players.

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