Karah Adams was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she received her undergraduate degree in Sociology. Then Karah attended Tulane University in New Orleans, where she received a Masters Degree in Social Work.
70 percent of YEP’s staff members are born and raised in New Orleans and the vast majority grew up in the same neighborhoods that our youth live in. Our staff members’ personal understanding of the challenges that our young people face make them uniquely qualified to provide support to YEP youth.