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Mission Statement

The mission of the Youth Empowerment Services, Inc. (Y.E.S.) is to empower youths and young adults to embrace and practice a lifestyle of sexual purity based on Christian principles.

Description

The Youth Empowerment Services (Y.E.S.) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3)community action organization that was founded in 1998 in the state of South Carolina. The vision to form this group was given to Roslin J. Fields, M.Ed. who was born and raised in the downtown Charleston, South Carolina Area. She has taught in various local public schools for more than 25 years and has served as a foster parent. For years, Ms. Fields has been an integral part of organizations that are dedicated to raising the standard in communities.

The Youth Empowerment Services is comprised of volunteers form various walks of life who possess the passion and desire to touch lives through caring and commitment. The purpose of the organization is to empower youth to avoid at-risk behaviors that may lead to dropping out of school and a live of poverty. Y.E.S. also strives to empower youth to build healthy relationships. The organization's ultimate goals areis to empower youth to live a healthy and productive lifestyle.

The Program is focused on, but not exclusive to, youth between the ages of 9 to 18 and incorporates positive peer motivation and mentoring. The lessons and activities are thought-provoking, life-changing and relevant to the interests of today's youth. Y.E.S. collaborates with faith communities, schools and social service organizations to establish and offer programs for underserved communities.

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http://www.yescouncil.org

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