Anthony Stanley has joined FreshMinistries as Fresh Futures Program Coordinator.
Anthony, a native of Decatur, Illinois, a small town outside of Chicago, has an extensive background working with youth. Anthony started his career working at Decatur Park District as a recreational worker planning activities, supervising and tutoring youth for over five years. Anthony furthered his career with adjudicated youth by working at Macon County State’s Attorney Office providing intervention services to juveniles in teen court and helped teens with 1st time offensives clear their records. Anthony also has experience as a sexual risk avoidance educator, working at New Life Pregnancy Center. He prepared and presented in middle and high schools approved sexual risk avoidance/abstinence curriculum.
In his spare time, Anthony runs a ministry with his wife Jennifer where they help individuals acquire leadership skills, organizational development, and a wide-variety of training services. Anthony has a passion for music, reading (he is an author and has a book published!), playing basketball and spending time with his wife.
Anthony describes Fresh Futures Youth Programs as challenging, impactful and beneficial. He is ready to bring new excitement to the programs and engage more youth who are futuristic. He is already creating a new youth mentor program where the youth will improve and develop leadership skills to help their peers!