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Mission Statement

YIPPIE: Youth Initiating Professional Preparedness In Employment - helping low-income youth break the cycle of poverty, crime and drugs with job training, business mentoring, career development and work experience in a real small business, Yippie Yogurt.


Description

Poverty-level youth, ages 16-24, receive 6-months of job training classes and career mentoring and a $500 stipend. Once graduated, students have the opportunity to gain work experience in the social enterprise Yippie Yogurt job training facility. (Not yet open).

"We don't train youth to serve yogurt; we serve yogurt to train youth!"

Website

http://www.YippieYogurt.org

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