East Liberty nonprofit Youth Enrichment Services Named 2019 Champion in Action
“Trib Total Media recognizes the power of the mentorship provided to young people in the Pittsburgh region by Youth Enrichment Services.”
— Jennifer Bertetto, Trib Total Media President and CEO
By Courier Editor, March 4, 2019
The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a nonprofit providing socially and economically at-risk youth the opportunity to achieve success through participation in mentorship, education and enrichment programs, has been named a 2019 Champion in Action in the category of Youth Leadership. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank, WPXI-TV, Trib Total Media and Pittsburgh Cares, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding as well as promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work, according to a release.
Youth Enrichment Services (YES) provides empowerment, experiential opportunities, academic enrichment and summer employment as positive pathways to future success. YES partners with local organizations to create synergy and generates transformative stories, national accolades and positive research outcomes.
SRILEKHA CHERUKUVADA (she, her, hers)
Media & Marketing Manager
Srilekha is a sophomore at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor studying business at the Ross School of Business. With minors in Education and Community Action and Social Change, Srilekha hopes to leverage the intersections of marketing, social change, and education to to make a tangible social impact.
At YES, Srilekha manages the website and runs the social media pages. She is excited to be joining the team this year. Srilekha also runs a mental health nonprofit, Plannr Consulting, and is proud to be a brother of Phi Beta Lambda, Professional Business Fraternity at UMich. She is also the Junior Copywriter for Kahani Digital and a Consultant and Content Creator for JUV Consulting.