YESS Programs

YESS programs support youth by building social-emotional skills, post-secondary readiness, and by promoting inclusive conversations around identity and community.

School Engagement & Peer Mentoring Programs

YESS Classroom Model

YESS Institute partners with schools to provide social-emotional learning, peer mentoring, and academic supports for students.

Road to Success

Road to Success (RtS) is a multi-year, 880-page curriculum for grades 6-12. RtS is informed by CASEL competencies and can be delivered both in-person and virtually.

YESS Peer Mentoring

The YESS Classroom utilizes a culturally responsive peer-to-peer mentoring model based on MENTOR’s Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring and YESS’s 9 Key Components of YESS Mentoring.

Healthy Lifestyles eLearning Program

Awareness & Education programs on Cannabis, Vaping, and Opioids for middle school and high school students.

Our engaging eLearning (with hybrid modality options) curricula are designed to educate youth about substance abuse issues they are (or will be) confronting and equip them with the tools they need to address these challenges and make healthy choices – for themselves.

Workshops & Community

YESS Leadership Training

Influencing communities starts from within, with introspection and deep emotional intelligence. Since its inception, YESS has trained 5,000+ mentors, teachers, parents, nonprofit teams, police officers, and other community leaders to develop these skills. Our teaching style is Socratic with a focus on allowing participants to learn from peers. All workshops are customized to the needs of the client

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