The Neighborhood Youth Ambassador

The Neighborhood Youth Ambassador (NYA) program is a component of the Department of Community Planning and Development Neighborhood Leadership Institute. Each youth leader is challenged to complete a Make a Difference (M.A.D) project to benefit their neighborhoods or the community at large. Please support Savannah’s youth and join us for the following events:

Now – November 17th: Holiday Canned Food Drive. The items collected benefit families in need within the East Savannah neighborhood and the Americas Second Harvest Food Bank. Items can be dropped off to the first African Baptist Church located at 402 Treat Avenue, in East Savannah neighborhood on Sunday mornings between 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please call 912-651- 6520 for special drop offs during the weekday to our other designated location.

November 8th: AIDS/HIV Awareness Campaign and Community Concert. Event will be located near Carver Village at Flamingo Park (between Stiles Avenue and I-16) during the Rock & Roll Marathon. Bring a lawn chair and prepare to be entertained by PT Generation, a neighborhood youth musical group performing inspirational and pop music from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

November 22nd: Elderly Holiday Cleanup Day. Youth Ambassadors partners with the West Savannah Neighborhood Association to assist several elders with light yard work in preparation for the Holiday season. The cleanup command center will be located at the corner of Augusta Avenue and Scarborough Street from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

For more information about the Neighborhood Youth Ambassador Program, contact Darlene Jackson, Neighborhood Services Coordinator at 912- 651-6520.

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