Center of Empowerment for Families & Youth, Inc. is a change agent
that is dedicated to providing cultural enrichment, education, and
outreach services to at-risk youth and their families.
The Center of Empowerment for Families and Youth is a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization that provides education, counseling, health and
wellness services to underserved populations. In addition, the
Center also provides mentoring and other outreach programs to victims of
child abuse and at risk youth. The Center is focused on improving
the lives of children and their families within the Baton Rouge
The Center of Empowerment for Families and Youth was incorporated in 2008 to assist children
who are are at risk for abuse and their families. The Center was established to honor
the vision and qualities Mary Robinson Harris instilled in her family and others
more than 60 years ago.
Mary Robinson Harris dedicated her life to serving at-risk populations and
advocating for abused children and their families. Her purpose was to
help families break the negative cycle of abuse and to empower them
to move in a positive direction.
The organizationís Board of Directors, founders and staff
are committed to continuing her legacy.