National Afterschool Association Honors Shanequa Evans of Newark and Angelo Monaco of Linden Among its 2024 Next Gen of Afterschool Leaders

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the voice of the afterschool profession and lead organization for the advancement of afterschool professionals and leaders, has selected Angelo Monaco, Ed.M., the Supervisor of Linden Public Schools Before/After School Programs and Shanequa Evans; Program Manager for the Rutgers Future Scholars program under the Center for PreCollege Programs as two of NAA’s 2024 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders.

In selecting its 2024 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders, the National AfterSchool Association sought to highlight emerging young leaders who are active in the broader afterschool community, demonstrate contributions that have started to influence beyond individual programs to entire organizations and communities, are actively engaged in efforts to elevate the afterschool field, have a proven passion for development of themselves and others, and demonstrate persistence in their work to grow as leaders. Honorees will be profiled in the upcoming Spring 2024 issue of NAA’s AfterSchool Today magazine. View a digital edition of the magazine here this March.