“I am a product of my environment”
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“We Are Linden” and the emblematic swag has become synonymous with Ralph Carter. Born and raised in Linden, he works with local youth to uplift his neighborhood through programming and community building activities that bring a spirit of positivity to the place that raised him. Viewing Linden as a space of celebration, the t-shirt and chain embody the ambition of the namesake organization in its motto “We Actively Restore and Empower Linden.” The organization gives youth the space to connect, be accountable, be heard, and let kids simply be kids. From humble block party beginnings, Ralph now of Linden triumph and celebration. Hear Ralph’s Story.