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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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November 112015

12.12.15 - YES Christmas Store!

It is hard to believe, but the holidays are right around the corner and we are in full swing planning for our annual Christmas Store.…

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November 052015

Tragic Loss of a YES Child

Treyonta Burleson, a 14-year-old student at YES, was shot and killed Tuesday evening. Treyonta started coming to YES when she was only…

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July 102015

2015 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

Join us on Tuesday, September 1st at Woodmont Hills Church for our Annual Dinner and Silent Auction! Hear about the exciting things…

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