Emerald employees supported the Plaza San Juan Bautista Youth and Cultural Center by providing a special holiday after-school program for students. Emerald team members Julie Clawser and Stacey Sears have led Emerald’s efforts coordinating this event, which is currently in its 10th year.
Plaza San Juan Bautista is a non-for-profit Youth and Cultural Center that serve youth and families in the south east of Lancaster City with basic needs as well as spiritual, physical and educational needs. The Plaza encompasses their after-school program, thrift store, and youth summer camp. Their programs include, free after-school and summer programs, religious education classes, computer lab services, clothing and furniture through their Thrift Store, free homecooked meals and community partnerships that offer martial arts and cultural dance lessons.