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Youth Encouragement Services (YES) strives to enrich the lives of children in inner city Nashville by encouraging them to reach their full potential. Through daily programs such as tutoring, summer camp, a basketball league, job skills training, and other recreational and cultural activities, low-income children are given a positive alternative to the streets and opportunities for a bright future.


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Hi, I’m Sarah. I love YES! Especially when I come to play soccer!

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YES News

September 222014

YES Champion, Jim Harwell, Passes Away

Youth Encouragement Services has lost a long-time friend and supporter. James (Jim) Harwell passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014.…

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August 122014

2014 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

Join us on Thursday, September 25th at Rocketown for our Annual Dinner and Silent Auction! Hear about the exciting things going on…

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June 022014

YES Bible Camp

Summer is here!  The buzz about Bible Camp has already started among the YES children. They each remember last year – hiking…

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