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Posted on: May 31, 2021 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

PEPY & COVID: The Importance of Community & Lessons Learned

Just like many other individuals and organizations around the world, the PEPY team was really nervous and concerned for our community at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. We often thought: How will be able to reach and effectively teach students through social distance learning? Will our students and team …

Posted on: March 22, 2021 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

Leaving a Legacy: Sarakk’s Journey At PEPY And Future Plans

The PEPY Empowering Youth team has had the good fortune of being directed by incredible leaders throughout the organization’s history. Since September of 2015, the Executive Director position was held by Sarakk Rith, a gifted teacher and motivator, who helped the organization stay strong through its localization and establishment of …

Posted on: February 23, 2021 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

PEPY’s Incubator Program: Cultivating diversity & creativity for youth entrepreneurs

“Great entrepreneurs have the ability to change the way we live and work, on local and national bases. If successful, their innovations may improve standards of living, and in addition to creating wealth with entrepreneurial ventures, they also create jobs and contribute to a growing economy. The importance of entrepreneurship …

Posted on: November 16, 2020 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

Konnitha’s Story: 10 Years At PEPY

Past employees of PEPY Empowering Youth often recall their time at PEPY as being part of a large community or family where the students and team members cultivate a second home. The programs and target areas may change over time to better respond to the community, but the spirit of …