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Youth Education and Employment Success Center of Newark, NJ.

"Building Productive Futures for the Youth of Newark"

Vision Statement

Yes Center.

The Youth Education and Employment Success (Ye2s) Center seeks to improve measurably the quality of life of Newark youth by expanding their educational, vocational, and employment opportunities. Under a unified collaboration among the City of Newark, Newark public schools, Communities In Schools of New Jersey, New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, The Nicholson Foundation, Rutgers University, and numerous community-based organizations, this innovative center is strategically located and organized to ensure a safe environment, with optimal delivery of youth services. Through the commitment and teamwork of our instructors, staff, and community partners, we are dedicated to helping our young adults to become more caring, competent, and contributing citizens of the City of Newark.

Mission Statement

The Ye2s Center provides the highest quality opportunities for lifelong learning and career development by building bridges between the needs of disconnected young people and individual and integrated delivery of counseling, training, and placement services. Each of our community partners is dedicated to supporting participants through personal commitment and advocacy.

Mayor Booker - Hangin' at the YES Center

Mayor Cory A. Booker Hangin' at the YES Center

 

With customer service as our focus, we will define and locate educational, employment, and outreach opportunities for our current and future participants. On a citywide, collaborative basis, we will deliver positive youth development programs and services that ad d measurable and marketable skills to our young people and the organizations that will be collaborating as partners.

2012 Super Summer Directory - Download Here

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Mayor Cory Booker and Congressman Donald Payne Host Town Hall Meeting @ The Yes Center (NJN Live Coverage)

 

 

Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi visits the YES Center in Newark!

See Live Coverage: CBS / FOXNews / YES Center News / Full Story

National League of Cities - May 2011 Spotlight on YES Center May 2011

 

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Mayor Cory Booker and Congressman Donald Payne Host Town Hall Meeting @ The Yes Center of Newark - April 20, 2011 (NJN Live Coverage)

 

 

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Key Initiatives/Partner Programs:

Resources

Forging New Jersey's Cradle to College &Workforce Pipeline For All Children(PDF)

Video Introduction of the YES Center Intake Process

Duncan Harrison, Center Coordinator communicates the multistage re-engagement process for disconnected students returning to High School. (Pre-Registration Week)

 

 

Advancing opportunities for the disconnected youth

Mayor Booker responds to facebook question regarding education, mentoring and youth resources in Newark

 

Including spotlights on Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Newark(2:00) and the YES Center (3:16)

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