We are very pleased to nominate Keonte Turner as a 7 Rivers Region Rising Star Under 40.
Keonte recently joined the team at the La Crosse Area Family YMCA as our new Community Family and Youth Director. Keonte brings with him a wealth of experience working with youth and families. Keonte’s background, skillset, personality, and passion make him an impactful leader and change-maker in our community and region.
Within his new position at the Y, a position funded by the La Crosse Community Foundation, Keonte will work within and in support of the La Crosse Youth System of Care. Keonte’s primary responsibilities will be working directly with youth and their families who are referred to him through the Y or possibly through neighborhood organizations or officers. He will participate in and will lead community collaborations as well as help identify potential programming ideas for the Y and the community.