Youth Empowerment Project

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30th of November 2016

November 2016

The New Orleans Pelicans invited YEP to moderate a community discussion on October 24 about policing in light of current tensions between law enforcement and minorities in Louisiana and across the country.Melissa and Darrin McCall helped guide the two-hour intimate dinner and conversation at the Pelicans training facility in Metairie. Guests included YEP youth and […]


30th of October 2017

September- October 2016

YEP’s St. Charles Parish Day of Service was featured in the Times-Picayune’s River Parishes section on September 21, 2016. Please see feature below. YEP’s St Charles Parish Community-Based Prevention program was also featured in The Herald Guide in the week of September 29-October 5 edition. Click here.


30th of August 2016

August-September 2016

The Gambit Weekly mentioned YEP running programs that “work” in a “Behind the Numbers” news piece on August 15. Click here. WWL-TV featured YEP Youth at a Day of Service on August 26. YEP Youth and Staff rolled up their sleeves to help flood victims in Baton Rouge. Click here to watch. YEP’s Camp Mariposa […]


30th of July 2016

YEP Archives

Fivethirtyeight interviews YEP staff:“ Darren Alridge now works at the New Orleans nonprofit organization where he took GED classes. Alridge calls on counselors at the Youth Empowerment Project to recognize outstanding students in their charge.“ Two Young Professionals Band Together to Serve Young People Affected by Violence. WWLTV highlights YEP’s 40 Under 40 cohort and […]