Supervisors: Roshunda Davis and Toyce Newton
Community planning and organization is needed to create economic opportunities within the Desha County region and break the cycle of poverty. This project assists in identifying key formal and informal leadership within the communities served and uses these resources as a backbone for community organization, to identify and engage local, regional, state, and national assets that can strategically plan and execute the plan to bring a sustainable solution of economic opportunity to the southeast region.
Mission: It is the mission of Phoenix Youth and Family Services, Inc.to create opportunities for rural and impoverished residents!
“The Clinton School for Public Service Team’s work has proven to be extremely valuable in Desha County. Their complication of work will allow Phoenix to evaluate our work up until this point and will further allow direct, intentional and focus on our work in the future.” – Toyce Newton, Phoenix Youth and Family Services President and CEO