YEMBA

Maywood Man’s Nonprofit Births Artistic Black History Month Opportunities For Youth

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Up-and-coming Oak Park artist Hasani Cannon is making his creative presence felt in the community during Black History Month, thanks to Maywood native Edward Redd’s nonprofit, which serves young people in the area. Cannon is a former participant in Redd’s YEMBA Inc., which helped hone the young man’s artistic passion. […]

Maywood Engineer’s Nonprofit Gets A Space Of Its Own

Friday, September 27, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Featured image: Edward Redd, far left, with YEMBA participants in the organization’s new Oak Park office space. | Shanel Romain  Edward Redd, of Maywood, founded YEMBA Inc. (Youth Educational Mentoring Basketball Association) in 2007, in order to engage with young people in Oak Park who may not have all the […]