TAPinto Livingston Spreads the Word About the Student Ambassador Program

February 25th, 2015

The Arc of Essex County is in search of grammar, middle and high school students living with a developmental disability, or with a close connection to someone affected, who want to make a difference as part of the Building Tomorrows Student Ambassador Program. Ambassadors will inspire and motivate people to become involved with the 17th Annual Building Tomorrows initiative, a 5K race, 2-Mile Walk, and Family Fun Fest in Bloomfield’s Brookdale Park on Saturday, April 25.

“Being a Student Ambassador is a fantastic way to raise awareness about intellectual and developmental disabilities in your community,” said Linda C. Lucas, chief executive officer, The Arc of Essex County. “We encourage you to inspire the community with your story. After all, that is what The Arc and Building Tomorrows are all about.”

An ambassador will be the “face” of the event and his or her personal story will be used to inspire, engage, and educate the community. Ambassadors often help promote the event by starting a walk team at their school, hanging posters, and distributing walk brochures to businesses in their community.

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