Pandemic’s been a time of growth for Youth Villages

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 24, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Instead of contracting services and jobs during the pandemic, Youth Villages has been adding positions and has a job fair set for Tuesday, May 25. “A lot of organizations stopped taking kids” once the pandemic hit,” CEO Patrick Lawler said. “We did not. We kept our doors open.”


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.