Elizabethtown, Ky. – Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., Regional Director Jamaal Crawford served as the guest speaker at Hardin County’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 32nd Dr. Martin Luther King/Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon, on Jan. 16. This year’s theme was “Remember the Dream.”
“YAP is excited to work collaboratively with other partners who want our youth to be successful in their homes,” Crawford said. “Our goal is to provide these kids with as many resources as possible to be successful in these communities. Once our communities buy into wrapping around youth and families, it can only set our kids up to elevate in life.”
YAP is a national nonprofit that provides community-based services in 33 states and the District of Columbia as an alternative to youth incarceration, congregate residential care, and neighborhood violence.
Crawford, who oversees Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, was proud to address attendees in honor of King who was assassinated in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
For more information about YAP, visit yapinc.org.