Nonprofit Helps Teens Redirect Their Lives with Personal, Professional Skills
This nonprofit is committed to getting wasted talent off the streets
There’s a lot of wasted talent on the streets of Linden, says Miguel “Geno” Tucker, executive director of Remember Us Urban Scouts.
“They pay CEOs millions for a skill set these kids in urban communities naturally possess,” he said. “These kids have to think critically and solve problems every day to stay alive.”
Tucker knows all about life in the streets of Linden from first-hand experience. A self-described street hustler, tragic events in his family helped him change direction, reassess his future and create the Linden-based nonprofit in 2019. Remember Us Urban Scouts offers entrepreneurial, employment and educational life skills to help teens break the cycle of poverty and change their family and community for the better.
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