2007 - Established by Nicole L. Washington

 2007 - Founder Awarded in Recognition of Women's History Month by                     Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

 2008 - 1st Annual Celebration of Women Grand Ball
 2009 - Collaboration with Newark Public Schools - Bragaw Avenue School
 2010 - Collaboration with Newark Boys & Girls Club

 2011 -  Founder awarded Peace Hero of the Week by Newark Peace &                    Education Summit

2011 -  Founder Awarded by United Talented Youth Inc.

2012 - Collaboration with YMCA of Newark & Vicinity 

2012 - Founder receives Newark YMCA Community Partner Award 

2013 - Prudential Skills and Service Award

​2013 - Founder receives Phillip Dorsey Scholarship Award 

2014 - Founder receives the Live your Dream Award from Soroptimist                      International of Suburban Essex County

2015 - Collaboration with YMCA of Newark & Vicinity   

2016 - Collaboration with YMCA of Newark & Vicinity

​2017 - Collaboration with YMCA of Newark & Vicinity

2017 - Founder receives My Sister's Keeper Education Award

2017 - Institution of the Lead out Loud Boys Mentoring Group

​2017 - Founder receives the Fearfully & Wonderfully Made Community                    Service Award 

2017 - 10th Year Anniversary Celebration 

2017 - T.A.M.A.R. Alumni Scholarship Program 

​2017 - Launch of Kismet Star Program

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our leadership team

The Vashti School is not only my ministry it's my purpose!

Elder Willie Creech-Foster
Board President

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Young Men's Leadership Academy began Saturday, September 9, 2017

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mission & vision

Our mission is to use kingdom principles to teach Love of God, Love of self and Love for others.

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