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“None of us alone can save the nation or world. But each of us can make a positive difference if we commit ourselves to do so.” — Dr. Cornel West

These are featured stories from news outlets across the county. Click the titles to view the original stories.

Paying It Forward: Inspired By A Father’s Teachings, The EJS Project Mentors Black Area Youth

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.

TRU Floridian: Dupree Jackson

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.

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