Mr. Akkaya, Hunter Hayes, Shane O’Neil, Jaden Heard, Jhavonn DeHart and Miss Veneable sat down with Mr. Presley Gillespie, Executive Director of Youngsotwn Neighborhood Development Corporation. We learned about how the mission of the YNDC is to revitalize/ transform neighborhoods within the City of Youngstown. Mr. Gillespie also talked with us about the Urban Farming Program and the benefits of that program to families within the community.
Tiffany Sokol, Program Coordinator at YNDC, also met with us to explain the Home Ownership Program. The program’s goal is to promote home ownership ultimately leading to family stability and retention of individuals in the City of Youngstown.
YNDC offers numerous programs to the residents of Youngstown!!