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Darryl Young Jr

Position: Movement Leader
Categories: Movement Leader
Darryl Young Jr. is the Manager of Programming at the Muhammad Ali Center, where he is tasked with overseeing youth initiatives, cultivating strategic community partnerships, and producing innovative programming. He is an active member of the Louisville community as a concerned citizen, advocate, and most proudly, community organizer. Darryl is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated and is currently President of the Epsilon Beta Sigma chapter in Louisville. He is also heavily involved in the Cities United Initiative and the National Black Male Achievement movement, working closely with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement. Mr. Young is a Past President and Co-Founder of the Associate Board of Directors of the Nativity Academy of St. Boniface, the Co-Chair of the One Love Louisville Initiative, and a Co-Facilitator of the Racial Healers Training through the Cabinet for Child Protective Services. He is a former member of the grassroots community organization, Network Center for Community Change. He is a 2014 Who’s Who Louisville: African American Profiles Honoree. Darryl is a proud alum of the University of Louisville, class of 2012, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education.