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Post-Secondary success isn’t exclusive to a 4-year college degree.  

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Lawrese Brown

Lawrese Brown is an expert at designing and delivering career programs for high school and college students. She served as a program manager for New Jersey Needs You and Girls Who Code and developed programs for Schools That Can, Brookdale Community College, Viacom UP Mentorship Program, Essex County College, Hostos Community College, Boys and Girls Club, The Future Project, and more.

Lawrese launched “I Don’t Have To Go To College” after years of working with students and realizing that students who don’t want to go to college don’t receive any meaningful guidance around what they could do next after high school AND that Black and Latino students were most adversely affected by student loan debt.

Lawrese has a Master’s in Educational Leadership, Advocacy, and Politics from NYU and studies Public Policy at Pardee Rand University.

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