Community Studio


Community Studio When Francesca, Hillary, and Matt, contacted EY earlier this year, we truly had no idea what it would look like to host these amazing artists at the ranch.  Boy, have we been blown away by their work ethic, their amazing talent, and their spirit! They are offering studio labs starting this week for … Continue reading Community Studio

Patching The Pavement… getting youth on down the road!


To Clermont County and beyond… The vision of Empower Youth has always been to fill in the gaps between parents, schools, and churches. Our hearts focus on sometimes those very small but significant cracks in the formation of a child’s emotional, physical, and social needs and patch or fill. Sometimes, it’s for a day. Other … Continue reading Patching The Pavement… getting youth on down the road!

No words left for a title…


THANKS For some reason, I don’t know where to start. I’ve been trying to write this article for two weeks. Ever since the last picnic in the park and before the start of school, I’ve just wanted to say “thanks”. But the words have failed me. All I have is what feels like a huge … Continue reading No words left for a title…

Tonight we saw…


Come with me to an Empower Youth picnic and see what we see… Tonight we saw new faces… they were enjoying the food, the music, and just being away from the house enjoying the neighbors.   Tonight, we saw a grandpa, giving his granddaughter some advice… we weren’t close enough to listen in but that … Continue reading Tonight we saw…

It was so good to see you!


A note from our Executive Director, Lori Conley: Back in the 70s, I lived in Western KY and one of my morning TV shows was The Peggy Mitchell Show out of Evansville IN. I really loved that show. She would use puppets and music to connect with her audience. It was a simple kid show … Continue reading It was so good to see you!

What a great first week of Summer Break!


Our first picnic was amazing. Great turnout. Awesome food cooked by the hot dog rolling team of Community Savings Bank in Bethel OH. Incredible concert by Noah Smith. We couldn’t have been more pleased with the turnout.  In fact, it was exactly what we had hoped for in the beginning. It was a true slice … Continue reading What a great first week of Summer Break!