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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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I’m Jonathan. I’m in 4th grade and I’ve been coming to YES for 5 years!

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December 202017

Shop With a Jock

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October 242017

12.9.17 - YES Christmas Store!

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Go Preds!

The Predators’ season is underway and we are all hoping for another exciting run toward the Stanley Cup! YES wants to thank Predators…

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