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Back-to-school event to become annual in Mays Landing

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A back-to-school event that included free haircuts and bookbags full of supplies will be an annual event.

Aseealah Rasheedah Davis organized the event through her Agape Water International Safe Haven, bringing together the community to help get kids ready for the return to school.

A-WISH focuses its programs on youth and their families, targeting those ages 11 to 18.

Hair cuts were done by Robert Laws and Mark Forbes. Styling was done by Shakimah Perkins, Natequia Elam, Ms. Valerie, Jamilah Williams, Kyiana Davis and Ms. Shiya.

Organizers AWISH Secretary Hasanah Robinson and Davis stand with William Davies Principal Dr. Jennifer Holmstrom and group President Hamilton Knights.

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Lynda Cohen

Lynda Cohen founded BreakingAC after working as a local newspaper reporter for more than two decades. She is an NJPA award-winner and was a Stories of Atlantic City fellow.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
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