THE IMPORTANCE OF NONPROFITS: Discovering the Impact of Youth Empowerment Services - Samia Khondaker by GeorgeStreetPlayhouse published on 2020-05-29T19:12:19Z CIVIC VOICES is a community-based audio project developed by George Street Playhouse and Rutgers Collaborative Center for Community-Based Service and Research. Designed to better understand the unique, diverse voices of communities throughout New Jersey, CIVIC VOICES encourages civic engagement by strengthening community discourse through theatre arts. Six students from the Rutgers Bonner Leader Program were given microphones to document their work in several community organizations based in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Civic Voices: The Audio Diary Podcast Series explores their experience and their unique perspectives on how these organizations create a lasting impact. CIVIC VOICES was produced by Jim Jack, Dustin Ballard, Amy Micheal and Claudio Mir Story Production by Dustin Ballard Audio Engineering by Ted Crimy Project support by Catherine Del Castillo We want to thank our Civic Voices collaborators: Sunzida Ahmed, Maria Guevara Carpio, Samia Khondaker, Rashel Bernal Reyes, Andrea Rojas, Katherine Taveras, and the community partners that participated in this project. CIVIC VOICES was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this oral history-based documentary project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. The Rutgers Bonner Leader Program, part of Rutgers Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service, is made possible through the generosity of the Bonner Foundation. Rutgers Collaborative Center reports to the Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement.