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Nancy’s News & Vern’s Views
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Young People of Purpose Receives Communities in Action Grant
July 13, 2018
YPOP EXPLORERS, Young People of Purpose, receives a $2,000 Communities in Action grant from the Jackson Community Foundation. The grant will further YPOP EXPLORERS mission to: Empower Youth to Succeed through the ABC’S of Success; Art, Business, Culture and Service, by providing quality summer and after-school educational programming for youth. If You See Something! Do Something is the mantra of the organization; youth are called to action to use their talents and skills to affect positive change in the lives of their families, their schools, their communities and their world. The grant will be used for the Girls Art and Mentor Camp, it will offer opportunities for girls to bond, and support each other in a positive and caring environment. We empower girls to lead, to use their talents and skills in a unique setting for conflict resolutions, critical thinking, with mentors, educational opportunities and recreation. YPOP EXPLORERS, Young People of Purpose, is a 501C youth and community organization based on the book “Annie’s Amazing Art Venture” by Diane Washington. It Takes A Village to promote the vision and mission to Open minds with purpose, to Explore regions with knowledge and to Make positive impacts on the world. If you see something! Do Something!...
The First Annual Southside Reunion & YPOP EXPLORERS 5 K Walk in Delight Walk/Run
July 9, 2018
The First Annual Southside Reunion/ YPOP EXPLORERS 5 K Walk in Delight Walk Run Saturday morning 9:00am August 11, 2018 Registration $10:00 Contact Fred Parker email email@example.com or Diane Washington: firstname.lastname@example.org...
Nancy’s Newsletter Summer 2018
June 27, 2018
Nancy’s Newsletter Summer 2018...
Gerald Knight and the SPECKHARD- KNIGHT CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
April 20, 2018
We at YPOP EXPLORERS are extremely thankful and excited to announce that we have received a $10,000 Grant from Gerald Knight and the SPECKHARD- KNIGHT CHARITABLE FOUNDATION. This is our first grant and we are thankful for the trust that the Speckhard-Knight Charitable Foundation has placed in us to provide quality programming to youth and families in our communities. We are passionate in our goals and vision, To Open Minds with Purpose, To Explore Regions with Knowledge, and To Make Positive Impacts on the World. Let’s Build Together, It Takes A Village! As we roll up our sleeves and get to work in our Annie’s Art Venture Land Markets and Gardens, we will use our funding to build our beautiful gardens and markets with creativity and art. This is a unique place where youth and community alike will bring the village to life. Join Annie, Barney, Clara and Sam as they and our youth take positive action, affect change and make an extraordinary difference in the lives of their home, their school, their community and their world! YPOP EXPLORERS is based on the book “Annie’s Amazing Art Venture”. Thank you again! Gerald Knight and the Speckhard-Knight Charitable Foundation for helping us to bring the village to life and to make a remarkable difference in the lives of the many youth and families we serve. If You See Something! Do Something! YPOP EXPLORERS, Young People of Purpose Founder/Executive Director Diane Washington...
Nancy’s Newsletter Spring 2018
April 18, 2018
Nancy's newsletter spring 2018 v3...
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