A request for more information on the organization was left and there was no response. I personally emailed the person who's name was on the request that the info be posted to see how the membership drive was going and if I should post it again. No response. I am not going to deny the fact that Save The Youth at one time, many years ago, was a very good thing. Recently, however, if you were to check back on the Pocomoke City Council minutes you will find that Bishop Jenkins with the Rev. James Jones have been to the council meetings numerous times but the minutes will show they have failed to produce what the council has requested. Readers of the PPE have requested info and there is no response with any information.
You can not expect the citizens of Pocomoke to just accept this group without the knowledge of who they are. I have personally searched many times for information on this group to see how it is progressing and who some of the leaders may be but have reached nothing but dead ends.
Here is one comments:
Please answer the above questions and more!
What does "Save the Youth" do for the youth? How many are saved? What are they saved from?
How are the parents involved? Where is your roster?
What age youth do you serve?
How are they supervised?
What do the youth do for the community? Do the youth simply take from the community or do they contribute to the community?
Are they taught entitlement or self-reliance, ethics and moral behavior?
How are the youth involved in fund raising?
Do you have an official non-profit tax status with paperwork up to date?
And here is one reply:
Never read such degrading and negative remarks. STY for years held basketball tournaments outdoors for youth, sponsored motivational speaker events, and workshops targeting the youth.
No other organization has thus far come close.
Instead of spreading fear, hatred and negativity... GET INVOLVED!
Kudos to Bishop Jenkins and staff.
Now, how is anyone supposed to get involved if there is no phone #, no email, NO NAMES ! How can people get involved if they have no information??Not one soul seems to have gone to bat for the Save The Youth - which is now - Save The Youth Crime Prevention. Seems to me that if this organization is SO very crucial to the youths of the city someone would be answering some questions....and the citizens would know who you are.
And while we are on the subject of youths ...
This was emailed to me earlier this week and I find that it is an ideal time to post it.