August 7, 2012 - Mayor Rogero met with members of the Emerald Youth Fellows program today. The program is part of the Emerald Youth Foundation which is a Christian, urban youth ministry that serves more than 1,200 urban young people each year.
12 young adults who just graduated high school in May are part of the 2012 Fellows program.
Standing in back - Josh Butler and Gabrielle Drinkard; Standing in front -
Sherena Domingo, Mayor Madeline Rogero, Keyla Banks, Amber Jordan and Emerald Youth Fellows Director Cedric Jackson
Emerald Youth Foundation
Emerald Youth Foundation serves Knoxville's urban youth - elementary age through young adult - with curriculum and programs that pour into their heads and hearts.
They focus on four strategic pillars of development for each child: faith, education, relationships, and health. Afterschool, nightly, and weekend programs are offered.