Staff

The Streetlight‘s Editorial Team

The Streetlight’s Joshua Trifari, McKenna Samson, and Hannah Keyes at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. Photo by Jared Kofsky/The Streetlight.

Hannah Keyes

Hannah Keyes – Editor-in-Chief (Since December 2019)

Hannah Keyes is a junior Bonner Community Scholar at The College of New Jersey, where she studies Urban Elementary Education and Psychology. She is from Norwalk, Connecticut. Hannah serves as the Editor-in-Chief of The Streetlight where she manages the staff of the paper, contributes by writing and editing articles, and coordinates partnerships with other groups and organizations. Hannah hopes to be able to effectively convey the voices of those who are not always heard and to help individuals experiencing homelessness by giving them a platform and the ability to find available local resources.

Contact Hannah: keyesh1@tcnj.edu

McKenna Sampson

McKenna Samson – Editor

McKenna Samson is a senior Bonner Community Scholar at The College of New Jersey, where she studies English, African-American Studies, and Communications. She is from Mt. Laurel, NJ. McKenna serves as an Editor on The Streetlight where she writes and reviews articles covering the stories of those experiencing homelessness and organizations willing to provide resources. McKenna is also the publication’s coordinator of artwork and poetry. She hopes to shed light on the gifted and hardworking artists in the Greater Mercer County Area.

Contact McKenna: samsonm2@tcnj.edu

Brie Wells

Brie Wells – Social Media Editor

Gabrielle Wells is a sophomore Bonner Community Scholar at The College of New Jersey, where she studies Nursing. She is from Staten Island, New York. Gabrielle serves as the Social Media Editor of The Streetlight where she manages all the Streetlight Social Media accounts such as  Facebook, Twitter, and  Instagram. She monitors local news/events pertaining to homelessness, contributes by writing and editing articles, and assists with on-campus relations. Gabrielle hopes to give a voice to those who are constantly underrepresented in society and hopes to shed light on the real experiences of those experiencing homelessness in Mercer County.

Contact Brie: wellsb2@tcnj.edu

Zion Lee – Website Coordinator//Editor

Zion Lee is a second-year Bonner Community Scholar at The College of New Jersey studying Biology. From Northern New Jersey, Zion serves as the Website Coordinator for Streetlight and as both a writer and an editor. Zion aims to effectively convey the voices of marginalized groups and assist individuals experiencing homelessness and food insecurity by providing a platform that addresses the subject matter and the ability to find available local resources.

Contact Zion: leez5@tcnj.edu

 

Abby Duff- Editor// Social Media Team Member

Abby Duff is a freshman Bonner Community Scholar at The College of New Jersey, where she studies Secondary Education with a specialization in English. She is from Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Abby is an Editor on The Streetlight, where she reaches out to members of the community, and writes articles about important issues in the area that need to be addressed. She also is a member of the group’s social media team. She hopes to raise awareness about food insecurity, homelessness, and other social justice issues, as well as form valuable relationships with the people she works with.

Contact Abby:

 


Editorial Review Board

Note: In addition to The Streetlight‘s staff members, the Editorial Review Board is made up of the community leaders and representatives from The College of New Jersey. For the Winter 2019-20 issue, the Editorial Review Board included:

  • Nina Ringer, Director of Writing, TCNJ
  • Karen Deaver, TCNJ Writing Studio Coordinator
  • Althia Muse, TCNJ Bonner – Interim Director
  • Janet Mazur, TCNJ Instructor
  • Raj Manimaran, TCNJ Bonner – CEL Coordinator
  • Frank Cirillo, Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Jaime Parker, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
  • Claire Walton, Anchor House

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Shining a light on homelessness in and around Trenton, New Jersey.