The EJS Project was recently featured in a local news story by WPTV West Palm Beach. You can watch the news piece here: https://www.wptv.com/news/region-s-palm-beach-county/delray-beach/delray-beach-non-profit-partners-with-local-beer-hall-to-fundraise Hopportunities is a self-serve beer hall opened by John Macantagy. His desire to give back to the community motivated him to
The EJS Project, created by Dupree Jackson, engages minority youth in Delray to focus on opportunity, while also seeking social justice.
Among its initiatives, the EJS Project places students in paid internships. As of July, there were 14 kids in the program, working for the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation department and other organizations. “When they graduate school, they enter the workforce with at least some experience,” says Jackson, 36, a father of two who lives in Delray.
A Palm Beach County foundation said it is time to take a new approach to combat systemic racism.
Emanuel “Dupree” Jackson, Jr. and his EJS Project nonprofit organization in Delray Beach are on a mission to build and empower future leaders. Now COVID-19 and the racial justice movement have provided EJS Project youth opportunities to lead change.
Emanuel “Dupree” Jackson Jr. is an exceptional human. A strong family man, community leader, and Florida native, he founded the Emanuel Jackson Sr. Project (EJS). The mission of EJS is to inspire and empower tomorrow’s leaders. EJS is a nonprofit organization that began in 2016, although Dupree’s community service started long before.