YES! Aims to help young people—particularly those in under-served communities—develop the knowledge, skills and real-world experience they need to succeed in the 21st century. YES! Knows the best way to address poverty is to expand educational engagement opportunities that enable all children to succeed in school, community, careers and life. YES! strives to provide more meaningful opportunities for young people to participate in their schools, communities and the economy.
YES! Understands that preparing a child for the future doesn’t end when the school bell rings. YES! Supports and understands after-school programs are a critical first step in the process of changing not just how we educate our children, but how we come together, in partnership—school and community—to ensure their success through student engagement.