Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-09-22 17:49:52 –
Powerhouse Award Event
You Have the Power (YHTP)’s 9th Powerhouse Awards event was livestreamed from Temple Church on the YHTP website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel, bringing together a small number of guests and winners.
In addition, the sponsor hosted a watch party to watch the program online, offering a boxed dinner from The Corner Market Catering Company and wine from West Meade Wine & Liquor Mart.
The event was produced by YHTP President Victor Wynn, an executive pastor of the Temple Church, and hosted by YHTP Board member John Seigenthaler. Also featured were statements by YHTP President Andrea Conte, a former First Lady of Tennessee, and Congressman Jim Cooper.
During the event, eight young community leaders from across Tennessee were honored for their efforts to create proactive means of defending and supporting crime victims.
Winners became political activists by organizing clothing drives, providing food to families, spotlighting mental health, helping other students, talking about sexual assault and domestic violence.
Each student was presented with a copy of the first edition of the novel, Roots, written by Alex Haley, who lived in Henning, Tennessee. The book has been translated into 26 languages, has sold over 8 million copies and has been adopted in the television miniseries.
The award program can be viewed on YHTP’s YouTube channel.
Founded by Andrea Conte in 1993, YHTP empowers victims of crime through education, advocacy and understanding. We produce documentaries and resource guides on contemporary crime prevention issues such as child sexual abuse and trafficking. Introducing community safety training sessions for caregivers, educators, and the general public. Under the supervision of the Tennessee Corrections Bureau, it manages the Victim Impact Curriculum for criminals and parolees.
For more information, please visit www.yhtp.org, send an email to info @ yhtp.org, or call 615-292-7027.
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