Tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams have opened up a resource center in their hometown of Compton,CA. The center is named after their late sister Yetunde Price. Their oldest sister was only 31 yrs. old when she was killed in a drive-by shooting back in 2003.
The Yetunde Price Resource Center is being launch through Serena and Venus organization called the William Sister Fund. Compton’s Mayor Aja Brown had this to say about the center, “This is an incredible investment and commitment by Serena and Venus Williams and I commend them for their desire to help children and families in Compton thrive,”
“The Resource Center will serve as vital support to existing non-profits and organizations that provide critical services to our community. I understand first hand the power of partnership and I am confident that the Resource Center will play a major role in breaking down silos in our community by facilitating key partnerships to increase asset leveraging and expanding the impact of services.
“The Resource Center will be able to map all of the resources in and around the Compton community while providing customized assistance that will be a vital asset to improving our ability to service our youth, adults and families.”
We will keep you updated when the center will open to the public