St. John Community Foundation: Press Release


Youth Summit & Rally For Peace & Change

Tonight – Friday, August 14, from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the National Park Field

Please come out and support the Youth of St. John as they creatively present their thoughts and dreams for a better St John!

Bring a dish to share in the Pot Luck dinner if you like. Come support our youth, catch up with old friends, and meet new people!

Allawees After School Program
(Safe, Drug & Violence-Free Youth Activity)

St John Youth, ages 10 – 15, are invited to enroll now in an exciting 10 week program, sponsored by the St John Community Foundation and the V.I. Department of Human Services.
Sept. 14 – Nov. 19
3-5:30 p.m.

Parents, Sponsors & Community Volunteers:
For more info contact Paul Devine at St John Community Foundation
(340) 693-9410, E-mail:

“Advocating, Inspiring, and Empowering Fellow Youth”
The St. John Youth Committee Positive Summit and Rally for Peace and Change

Who:    The Villagers of the St. John Community…youth, adults, elders, government officials, socio-political activists… anyone who cares about the Youth of St. John
What:    Positive Summit and Rally for Peace and Change … empowers the youth of the island and    provides an opportunity for youth to engage in a dialog that defines problems and finds solutions.
When:     August 14th, 2009; 5:30 — 9:00 pm
Where:    The National Park Ball Field in Cruz Bay across from Mongoose
Why:      It is time for change!  The youth of the island need to know that they are loved and supported by the St. John village.  This is the time for empowerment, social activism, and the end of mediocrity and apathy.  The new dawn is here!  Join us in our quest to affect positive change on St. John.
“We cannot always build the future for our youth…but we can build our youth for the future.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Show the Youth that You CARE !!!
· Come Out and Show Your Support
· Sponsor Our Village Potluck (feed 2 or 40) Please bring a dish to share
· Be a youth sponsor and purchase a sign for $150 featuring a positive word of endearment for St. John’s Youth
· Sign Up to be a Volunteer
· Host a table with Valuable Youth Information


Hadiya Sewer – 344 2106 – e-mail:

Bonny Corbeil at 693-5874 – email:

Paul Devine – St. John Community Foundation: 693-9410

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