The EJS Project is a 501(c)(3) focused on supporting Palm Beach County teens. Its mission is to build and empower tomorrow’s leaders. The EJS Project challenges perceptions of the community and its youth by inspiring leadership, equity of opportunity, and supporting stewardship. Together the EJS Project promotes success in teens’ day-to-day and school lives, enables them to serve as catalysts for positive change in their community, and encourages them to dream big as they plan for their future.
At the EJS Project, they believe if they focus on our youth’s strengths they can empower them to write their own narrative. EJS believes teenagers deserve equity of opportunity and that strong supportive relationships promote change in individuals, organizations and systems. The EJS Project acknowledges racial discrimination and the barriers it has created in communities of color. The EJS Project is dedicated to teaching truth, challenging systems, and fighting for local youth’s access to opportunity. It is the EJS Project’s aim to surround local youth with as many positive and forward thinking adults as possible.