YOUTH NET,
INC.
History, Mission and Goals

In 2002 Reverend Harriet “Bunny” Jackson – currently the Student
Ministries Director at Northwest Community Church in Washington, DC
and formerly the Controller at Manna, Inc., a housing developer in the
District – recognized that institutions from the Black Church to the public
school system had seemingly “failed” many African American students.  
She was aware that many of the public schools in the Nation’s Capital
were not meeting academic benchmarks required by federal law.  She
witnessed high school graduates that were not able to read.  At the same
time, violence by and against youth was escalating in the District.  Also,
high school dropout rates were increasing, especially among African
American males.  Reverend Jackson, a native of Washington, DC and a
product of its public schools, saw the need for an organization that would
develop young leaders to serve as positive role models and agents of
change in their communities.

In May 2002 she launched Youth Net, Inc.  Its
mission is to equip
students to be transformational leaders in their schools, homes and
neighborhoods.   It does this through a fourfold strategy that emphasizes
Leadership Development, Community Service, Spiritual Growth, and
Artistic and Athletic Skills Development.

Its 2011
goals are: 1) to help 80 children and youth in the Washington,
DC area, improve their math and reading skills and develop leadership
skills, 2) to build the capacity of Youth Net by expanding and financially
compensating staff, 3) to develop a 3 year strategic plan, and 4) to
increase and train new and current board members.
OUR HISTORY,
MISSION, &
GOALS
BOARD MEMBERS

Rev. Harriet "Bunny" Jackson,
President, Founder & CEO

Ms. Serena Holthe, Esq.,
Vice President

Mrs. Dorothy M. Jackson,
Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Stephanie Fellenberg
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YOUTH NET WORKS

DECEMBER 2011
(mailed in black & white)
JUNE 2011
(mailed in black & white)

SEPTEMBER 2009
(mailed in black & white)

DECEMBER 2008
AUGUST 2007 Part 1
AUGUST 2007 Part 2
APRIL 2007
SEPTEMBER 2006
MAY 2006
NOVEMBER 2005
JULY 2005
DECEMBER 2004