Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Board Development
  • Children & Youth
  • Community


1225 Wynford Colony SWMarietta, GA 30064 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

B.Y.E.'s mission is unequivocal: to arm Black youth with a comprehensive suite of personal, professional, and social-emotional development skills. We're dedicated to paving a way for them to not only navigate but conquer the complexities of their lives. Our goal isn't just to support them but to usher them towards realizing and fulfilling their life's purpose, ensuring that each one knows their inherent worth and boundless potential.


B.Y.E. is here to empower Black youth by challenging historical limitations and providing comprehensive tools for personal and professional growth. We envision a world where every Black child's dreams are limitless, and their capabilities match those dreams. We offer programs to achieve this:

Goal 1: Financial Independence and Career Advancement
- Financial Empowerment Hub: Equips youth with financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills.
- Youth Job Creation and Training: Provides opportunities above entry-level positions for skill development.

Goal 2: Literacy Enhancement and Diverse Representation
- Reading Literacy Enhancement Program: Closes the reading literacy gap and promotes Black authors in curriculums.

Goal 3: Holistic Mental Health Enhancement
- Holistic Mental Wellness Program: Enhances mental well-being through yoga and meditation.

Goal 4: Performance and Film-making Excellence
- Performing Arts Empowerment Program: Cultivates talent in acting, musical theater, and film-making.

Goal 5: Global and Local Community Engagement
- Community Engagement and Global Citizenship Program: Nurtures civic responsibility and advocacy skills.
- Global Community Outreach: Provides international travel opportunities for service and cultural exchange.
- Community Improvement Initiatives: Supports locally-driven projects for community improvement.

Our vision is to empower Black youth to redefine success and thrive, ensuring they become leaders in their communities and beyond.


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