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Mission Statement

The mission of the Atlanta NFL/YET program is to create a safe learning environment that will provide for the educational, social, cultural and fitness development and enrichment of middle school students so that they are intellectually stimulated and better able to make the transition to high school.

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The National Football League's Youth Education Town of Atlanta (NFL/YET) is a legacy of Super Bowl XXVIII in 1994. This exciting program is sponsored by the National Football League, 1994 Super Bowl Host Committee and the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. The Atlanta NFL/YET center is the second of eight Youth Education Towns across the USA. YMCA of Metro Atlanta is the managing partner in collaboration with Atlanta Public Schools, Summerhill and the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. The Atlanta NFL/YET center is the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. NFL/YET of Atlanta builds strong kids, strong families, and strong communities by providing a broad spectrum of services to address the educational, social, cultural, and emotional development of elementary and middle school aged youth.The program is year-round that operates six components: after school care, out-of-school suspension, sports & recreation, academic enrichment, computer enrichment and summer camp. NFL/YET is designed to be challenging, creative and innovative, enhancing students strengths academically, athletically, socially and culturally in a cohesive effort to foster opportunities for personal success.

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