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Mission Statement

Rooted in the heart of West Philadelphia, YEAH aims to reduce community violence and street involvement among teens ages 13 to 19 while also promoting empowerment and providing safe zones. Through peer led, conflict resolution and mediation services, psycho-educational workshops, connections to community resources, and creating a space where youth are safe and empowered to be themselves, YEAH puts teens in the driver's seat of their lives and on the road to achieve their highest potential.

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Established in 2018, the Youth Empowerment for Advancement Hangout (YEAH) is a community-based nonprofit in Philadelphia that works with teens ages 13-19 who have witnessed or engaged in violence. YEAH prioritized working with teens after school in the evenings and weekends , focusing on community engagement, conflict resolution, psycho-education workshops that are applicable to the lives of Philadelphia teens.

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