Interview with Earnest Elder, July 2, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Earnest Elder was born and raised in Athens, Georgia. He is the founder and president of the Community and Youth Development Organization, an Athens-based organization that focuses on building capacity and creating programs for the youth. In this interview, Elder describes his inspiration behind working with youth. He details the role he wants to play in the lives of children and parents in Athens, and discusses his plans to work with the school district and other youth organizations to accomplish his goals. Elder also talks about the issues that he currently sees in Athens’ youth and offers the steps he would take to address them.

Date

2022-07-02

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-063

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Duration

63 minutes



Citation

Earnest Elder and William Breeding, “Interview with Earnest Elder, July 2, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed April 16, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-063.

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