Changing Lives in Paterson: University educates and empowers Paterson youth and young adults to make healthy life choices

A dozen teen girls are gathered in small groups in a conference room at Oasis – A Haven for Women and Girls, a nonprofit located in the heart of Paterson, on a recent Monday afternoon. Wheatherly Almonte ’20 breaks the chatter with, “Today’s topic is social media, social norms and peer pressure.” She has their