Empowered Youth of Columbus
Empowered Youth of Columbus is an out of school program founded to enrich the lives of at-risk students in Columbus, Georgia area through arts and education. Our mission is to provide meaningful out-of-school training and activities for students through a network of public and private partnerships. Current partnerships include the Muscogee County School District, the Columbus Parks & Recreation Department, the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
Our program seeks to provide:
- Substantive arts training and educational experiences for at-risk youth in our community before and after school
- Professional training in the visual and performing arts as well as career development in other fields
- Mentorships and personal development through guidance from community leaders and industry professionals