Building and Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders

Our Core Values

Prioritize the success
of teens in school
and in life

Ensure equitable opportunities
for teens

Promote transformational change in individuals, organizations and systems

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Your Donations Prompted Our Action

Shortly after the pandemic began our youth began collecting stories through the SenseMaker app our partners at Palm Health Foundation created. Seeing the urgent needs that kept coming up, Palm Health Foundation established the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund during the COVID-19 pandemic to help our neighbors in need, in exactly the way they need it.

Our teens are responsible for reaching out to as many residents as possible so that they can find a way to successfully provide the community with the support they need. Our teens decide how funds raised through the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund will be administered to those in need.

What's Happening

Capacity Building: Emanuel Dupree Jackson CEO and Healthier Delray Beach Steering Committee Chair

Emanuel “Dupree” Jackson, Jr. is a lifelong Delray Beach resident. Passionate about his community, he became one of Healthier Delray Beach’s strongest assets. His lived experience and stature as a trusted community member helped Palm Health Foundation and the initiative’s fiscal agent create breakthroughs in engaging residents who were initially resistant to the initiative.

Youth Voices: Breaking Down Barriers

On February 20th, the EJS Project hosted their first Youth Voices: Breaking Down Barrier event in collaboration with the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, Florida. EJS youth and police came together without barriers to discuss important and sometimes sensitive topics like Implicit Bias, Community Policing, and

Hopportunities Helps the EJS Project Raise Funds

The EJS Project was recently featured in a local news story by WPTV West Palm Beach. You can watch the news piece here: Hopportunities is a self-serve beer hall opened by John Macantagy. His desire to give back to the community motivated him to

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