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Date: 2016-09-19

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

NEWARK, NJ (September 19, 2016) – Today, 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. Central Ward Councilwoman, Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, West Ward Councilman Joseph McCallum, KIPP NJ CEO and Founder, Ryan Hill, 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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