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Site Director, YPIE Jersey City

Catherine Buck joined YPIE in October 2023 as the Site Director for YPIE Jersey City. She is thrilled to be bringing the YPIE model to the students of Jersey City.

A proud New Jerseyan, Catherine has launched education non-profit programs throughout the state, in Camden, Atlantic City, and Newark, NJ. She previously taught first year writing and business communications at Rutgers University - Camden, Rowan College at Burlington County, and La Salle University.

Outside of NJ, Catherine has worked at a high school in El Paso, Texas, developing student volunteer and service-learning programs as an AmeriCorps member. She then worked in León and Matagalpa, Nicaragua, leading visiting groups with a local non-profit.

Catherine holds a BA from La Salle University and an MFA from Rutgers University - Camden. She calls Jersey City home, where she lives with her partner, pets, and many plants.

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