The Growth of a Nonprofit: Camp PALS Georgetown
Take time out of your day to hear about work in the nonprofit sector and visit with campers at PALS Programsa program that works to create immersive experiences for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers.
Jenni Newbury Ross graduated as a member of Class of 2010. During her time at Princeton, she co-founded the Princeton Disability Awareness club and the annual Down Syndrome Convention on campus. After Princeton, Jenni spent a few years working for Special Olympics International, focusing on educational work and social inclusion in the U.S. In 2012, she left Special Olympics to work full-time for PALS Programs - a nonprofit organization she co-founded in 2004. PALS works to create immersive experiences for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers. The organizations main focus is on weeklong sleep-away camps that are held at universities across the country. Jenni invites you to come and visit Camp PALS Georgetown. The event will include discussion time about nonprofit work and development, as well as time to interact with campers and counselors.
Location: Georgetown University, 37th and O Street, NW (map here: http://bit.ly/Tp4S2p). If you have questions about location, you can text/call Jenni directly at (202) 630-5858.
Closest Metro: Dupont Circle (Red Line), buses get closer (ie. Georgetown-bound DC Circulator)
RSVP Opens: Thursday, June 26th, 1:00 PM
Attendance Cap: 12