What happens to today’s youth all around New Jersey is really critical to all of us, so I have a real commitment to the success of this organization.
Newark, NJ (PRWEB) September 13, 2014
The All Stars Project of New Jersey (ASP NJ), New Jersey’s fastest growing leader in afterschool development, announced the appointments of Peter Langerman and Christian Correa to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Langerman is a resident of Short Hills, N.J. and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC, which is part of the Franklin Templeton family of mutual fund managers. He is a co-portfolio manager of Mutual Shares Fund and co-portfolio manager of the Mutual Global Discovery products. Mr. Langerman graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Studies. He holds a master's degree in accounting from New York University Graduate School of Business and received his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford University Law School.
“As a board member, I hope to encourage others in the private sector to recognize the impact All Stars has already had and the unlimited possibilities for future growth in the afterschool arena,” Mr. Langerman said.
Mr. Correa is a resident of Short Hills, N.J. and Portfolio Manager for Franklin Mutual. He has been a key volunteer for the ASP NJ Development School for Youth (DSY) leadership training program, participating in corporate workshops and conducting mock job interviews with students to help build their business performances. Mr. Correa has been at Franklin Mutual for eleven years. Prior to that, he served as an associate at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Correa holds a master’s degree in economics from Northwestern University and graduated Harvard Law School in 2001.
“All Stars connects kids to new opportunities and expands their worldview,” Mr. Correa said. “I’m always excited to see their growth.”
“Mr. Langerman and Mr. Correa are longtime partners of mine,” said ASP NJ City Leader Gloria Strickland. “As board members, I’m excited for them to help me carry out our vision of increasing our impact in the community and bringing development to more and more young people.”
“I work not too far from Newark in a different world, but we’re still connected,” Mr. Langerman said. “What happens to today’s youth all around New Jersey is really critical to all of us, so I have a real commitment to the success of this organization.”
About the All Stars Project (ASP): ASP is a national thought leader and action leader in the emerging field of Afterschool Development, a new way of engaging poverty. ASP transforms the lives of youth and poor communities through the developmental power of performance in partnership with caring adults. It sponsors a wide range of programs that include hip-hop talent shows, training in theatre and the arts and programs that partner with the business community. ASP is 100% privately funded. For over three decades, tens of thousands of individual donors nationwide have given $90 million and millions of hours of personal time to share their lives, expertise, workplaces and even their homes with some of our nation’s most disadvantaged young people. ASP is headquartered in New York City on West 42nd Street and has established programs in six cities – New York City, Newark, NJ, Chicago, Il., the San Francisco Bay Area, CA., Dallas and Bridgeport, CT.