5 Promising Practices from Start Strong Bridgeport

By Paige Nelson, Start Strong Bridgeport Project Director

Paige NelsonPaige Nelson has served as the Start Strong Bridgeport Director through her position at RYASAP (Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership), where she is the Youth and Community Director. She has over 10 years experience working in the training and development field, and currently oversees the youth and community development programs and various other training projects and collaborations. She works with youth, community members, nonprofit agencies, and grassroots organizations throughout the area in addition to the Board of Education, private foundations, and the city and state governments. Paige also supervises a team comprised of full-time staff, Jesuit volunteers, youth coordinators, in-school teacher coordinators, and AmeriCorps volunteers.