PCSSD - Annual Champions of Youth Awards to honor community leaders in youth advocacy 

Annual Champions of Youth Awards to honor community leaders in youth advocacy 

Pulaski County, AR -- Pulaski County Youth Services will host the 2019 Champions of Youth, Tuesday, October 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion located at 1800 Center St., Little Rock, AR 72206.  

Proceeds from the dinner benefit the afterschool, out-of-school and community programs provided free-of-charge in underserved communities by Pulaski County Youth Services. This year’s award recipients are Visionary Award honoree, Arkansas Advocates for Youth and Families Liftetime Achievement Award honoree, Greater Little Rock Delta Sigma Theta Alumni Chapter; Pulaski County Youth Services Partner in Education honoree, Pulaski County Special School District; Director’s Choice Award, Broadway Joe; and the PCYS Champion of the Year Award honoree Ned Perme. 

Donations to Youth Services are tax-deductible and go directly to programs focused on improving academic performance while keeping kids off the street and out of trouble. Table sponsorships start at $500; tickets are $50 each and available via the Pulaski County Youth Services Facebook Page  

All Youth Services’ programs are free-of-charge; helping hardworking Pulaski County families save an average of $5,000 a year on childcare. In communities all over the County, our programs are keeping kids off the street and out of trouble. Annually, thousands of young people improve test scores, increase financial literacy, develop job skills, and build self-esteem in more than twenty Youth Services programs.  

 

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