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Melvin Young

Tunica Teens In Action, Inc.
Resource Director
1028 Prichard Road, Suite #501, Tunica, MS 38676
About myself (from Bio):
Mr. Melvin Young is a county resident of Tunica Mississippi. Mr. Young is a proud husband and father of four wonderful children that are/were in the Tunica County School System. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science (though the Department of Mathematics) from Arkansas State University. Mr. Young has over 30 years of management experience that he brings to the organizing table. He has been involved in local grass roots community organizing since 1993. Mr. Young has been instrumental in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars and other valuable resources for Tunica County. Mr. Young has also been a GIS Redistricting Mapping Specialist for over 15 years. He has helped over 20 communities in 3 different states to create accountable redistricting plans that have helped to empower the low-income communities of color. He is the President of Hollywood Water Association. He was the 1st Vice-President of the NAACP Tunica Branch. He has served as the Executive Director of Tunica County Community Development Coalition, Inc. (a Community Housing Development Organization) for 3 years. Mr. Young also served as the Executive Director of Concerned Citizens For A Better Tunica from 1993-2011. Mr. Young is a member of the Robinsonville Elementary PTO, Tunica Middle School PTO, Rosa Fort High School PTO, the Association for Computing Machinery, the Mississippi Demography Group (GIS Mapping), Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and he is also a Trustee & member of Morning Star Baptist Church in Robinsonville, MS.

What people should talk to me about:
More information on donor base fund raising.