May 10, 2018 (ATLANTA) — Jumpstart Atlanta’s Local Advisory Board Chair, Yendelela Neely Anderson, received the Community Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel at the 2018 Corporate Counsel Awards on May 9. The Awards, hosted by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, annually recognizes counsel members for their achievements and work on the counsel. The Community Champion Award “honors an outstanding attorney who dedicates time and talents to serving the less fortunate, preserving our environment, saving the arts, and other causes that make our world a better place.”
In an article later shared in the Atlanta Business Chronicle describing Yendelela’s many contributions to the local community, Jumpstart’s Field Program and Community Director Eshé Collins explained the impact that Yendelela has had as Jumpstart’s Local Advisory Board Chair. “Through her board leadership, Yendelela has increased awareness of the nation’s early learning crisis and the impact of Jumpstart’s work throughout the corporate community.”
Jumpstart has truly flourished in Atlanta thanks to Yendelela’s work as Local Advisory Board Chair and her commitment to our mission. Congratulations Yendelela!