NJ LEEP Director - Matthew Feinstein
Mr. Feinstein holds a B.A. from The University of Maryland at College Park and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. Mr. Feinstein attended Seton Hall Law School as a Chancellor Scholar where he was a member of the Legislative Journal, President of the Litigation Society and the founder of the Urban Education Law and Policy Initiative.
In his time at NJ LEEP, Mr. Feinstein has served as the founding chair of the NJ LEEP Young Professionals Board and has overseen the organization's growth from serving 55 students to 131 students in the College Bound Program. During this period of organizational growth, Mr. Feinstein helped ensure a 100% college matriculation rate for NJ LEEP graduates. Under Mr. Feinstein's leadership, NJ LEEP was recently awarded the Excellence in Summer Learning Award from the National Summer Learning Association.
NJ LEEP Founder
The NJ LEEP program was founded by Craig Livermore in Spring 2007. Mr. Livermore holds a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College in Mathematics, a M.T.S. from Harvard University, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. He has worked for Legal Outreach, Inc. where he developed, coordinated and taught law-related and other educational programs for underserved students in New York City. He has also worked in hospice care, where he developed management strategies for extending services to underserved areas in northern New Jersey, directed regulatory compliance, and supervised customer service and professional development. Mr. Livermore has written articles on the intersection of religion, values, and democracy, and he has written an amicus curie brief submitted to The Supreme Court of the United States on the issue of free speech and religious expression.