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The YESS Institute
Empowering Youth for 20 Years

The YESS Institute supports youth development through peer mentoring, inclusive community building, and expert curriculum designed to promote social-emotional learning and leadership

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Mentoring Training for Youth and Adults

Our curriculum is designed to prepare staff to coach youth mentors, providing them with the tools to help teach social emotional intelligence to their peer mentees.

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