The Savannah Youth Ambassadors (SYA) will host two upcoming Make-A-Difference (M.A.D.) community impact projects for the Carver Village and Paradise Park communities. SYA is a leadership training institute consisting of 40 local high school students. It’s sponsored by the City of Savannah Community and Economic Development Bureau.
To prepare for the project, SYA teams met with neighborhood leaders and surveyed residents to learn more about their communities in order to design a plan based on their needs. Participants also took part in leadership development courses focusing on personal, social and community development, project management, budgeting and marketing skills to make their projects successful.
Team Carver Village
What: The youth have organized a day of fun with box fan giveaways, plants and vegetables for individual gardens and book bags for students. A DJ will be on hand to get the party started.
When: July 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Kennedy Park – across from the Carver Village Community Center at 925 Collat Ave.
“Royal Paradise Parkers”
What: The Youth Ambassadors present “A Day In Paradise”. SYA, in partnership with several City departments and community businesses, will host an information fair in addition to providing minor yard maintenance to residents who need assistance.
When: July 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road