The Academy for Leadership and Equity (TALE)

The Academy for Leadership and Equity (TALE) is a free experiential learning program designed for seventh- and eighth-grade students interested in leadership roles and exploring nontraditional careers, those in which one gender comprises less than 25 percent of those employed. After the program, participants are challenged to make a difference in their schools by developing and implementing a social awareness project related to equity that will be shared with their peers.

  • Area(s) Served: New Brunswick; surrounding communities; New Jersey
  • Population(s) Served: Students in grades 7 and 8
  • Collaborative Partner(s): New Jersey Department of Education