YES PROGRAMS
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YES 5 Day Business Plan Challenge Zoom

YES Business Plan Challenge a 5-day free workshop teaching 6-12th grade kids the foundation of entrepreneurship and  how to take their ideas and turn them into business plans for cash and prizes via Zoom.

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YES 6 Week Hair Care / Skin Care program

Students learn how to make products from an industry leader and the foundation of entrepreneurship culminating in a competition for cash and prizes. YES provides students with supplies.

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YES 6 Week Culinary Program

Students learn how to prepare restaurant style meals from Chef Marcus Efford. YES provides students with supplies. They need supervised access to kitchen. YES will also teach the foundation of entrepreneurship.

 

YES PROGRAMS

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YES US Virgin Islands BBall Classic

YES is partnering with the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism and other organizations to host a Division 2 Basketball Classic that will focus on entrepreneurship and coding for young people of the Virgin islands starting December 2021. Click or tap the picture for more information.

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YES National Business Plan Challenge

The YES National Program takes the YES Business Plan winners to St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands to compete for the national grand prize of $1,000 each team member. YES also recognizes leaders of business, education, entertainment who support youth entrepreneurship receive the YES Entrepreneurship Service Award.

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YES Carpentry Program

Students will learn how to make products out of wood from certified carpenters. YES will supply students with supplies to make products. They will also learn the foundation of entrepreneurship and compete in a business plan challenge for cash and prizes.

 

YES SPONSORS

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YES Elite Sponsor

Comerica Bank donated $100,000 to YES for entrepreneurship programs for youth in the five state footprint their bank provides services to consumers. They also added their "Ask A Banker" segment to the program that's been met with much success.

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YES Elite Sponsor

US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism donating a significant amount of funds for YES to host the HBCU Basketball Classic in December. Tourism is also very active with the YES National Business Plan Challenge in St. Croix. 

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YES Sponsor

West Side High School in Newark, NJ prides itself on being the business school in New Jersey's largest city. 105 freshman students were part of YES West Side Business Plan Chsllenge with great success and fanfare.