The Manurewa Business Association was a proud sponsor for Manurewa Bluelight JAM, a physical training program specifically aimed at developing Youth Leadership. JAM is an acronym for the 3 High Schools in our area, namely, James Cook, Alfriston College, and Manurewa High, and this term 25 students of diverse ages and ethnicities from these 3 High Schools took part in a series of 8 training sessions run by the NZ Police. The program aimed to identify young leaders within the schools and provide them with tools and skills to enhance their leadership as well as develop relationships with like-minded youth from other local High Schools. The flow on effects of being able to influence and guide their peers to engage with each other, and the community, in a positive way.
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