Meet Sean Haynes, a Youth Focus Board Member. Sean works for Mack Truck as a Business Analyst. 1. What is your favorite thing about working with Youth Focus? Knowing that the work being done can change the trajectory of people’s lives. 2. What is one thing you wish more people knew about Youth Focus? This
Catch up with Youth Focus! Our blog contains profiles of our dedicated staff, board members, and supporters, as well as stories about our youth and programs.
Say hello to Summer Foster, Youth Focus Board Member. Summer works in the Department of Education at UNCG. 1. How would you describe your job in a few words to a stranger? I work in the School of Education. I’m fortunate to be able to train students on how to become amazing teachers in our
Ellen is an Americorps member and works as our Safe Place Coordinator. She’s a team player and always willing to help with a smile on her face. 1. How would you describe your job in a few words to a stranger? I work at a youth crisis shelter that provides emergency housing to youth who
Say hello to Kenyetta Matier, a long-time staff member and integral part of the Youth Focus team! 1. How would you describe your job in a few words to a stranger? I’m apart of a transitional living program for women who are pregnant or parenting. I assist/guide them on their path to becoming a young
Ericka Hurt has been a huge blessing to My Sister Susan’s House (MSSH) this year! She jumped in headfirst from day one, and our clients and staff love working with her. We are very fortunate to have someone so committed to our youth in the AmeriCorps role. 1. How would you describe your job
Temara Carthens works with us at Act Together as a Crisis Care Professional. 1. How would you describe your job in a few words to a stranger? I work at a youth crisis shelter. Providing assistance to youth experiencing crisis such as homelessness, childhood trauma and or abuse, human trafficking, and transitioning to a more
On December 1, 2020, the world will celebrate its seventh annual Giving Tuesday. Now’s the time to make plans to join the fun. A Short History of Giving Tuesday Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday was created to encourage people to harness the power of positivity to do some collective good. Giving Tuesday is a global