What: Youth Center celebrates one year of helping at-risk teens
When: Friday, April 11, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Northwood Youth Empowerment Center, 723 39th Street.
(04/10/08) City leaders will join local teenagers in celebrating the one year anniversary of the Northwood Youth Empowerment Center on Friday, April 11, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The center is located at 723 39th Street.
The Youth Center is designed to give teenagers productive, educational ways to spend their time, keeping them out of trouble and on the path to responsible adulthood. The center has been a resounding success and has become a model for other communities seeking to open similar centers. Programs at the center include anti-gang intervention, homework help, mentoring and more.