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.
YES serves young people, families, and communities with high intensity, high quality, and high touch. This science-based approach allows YES to intentionally support young people, strategically unite families and schools, and effectively bridge the gap between families and community resources. As we enter our third decade, we remain committed to this process which makes our programs and services unique.
YES believes there are no throw away kids and that everyone matters. This means any and all youth facing hardships, limited access to vital resources, or a desire to be a part of an intentional community are welcomed into YES and encouraged to continue their participation throughout their formative years.
Length and consistency of our programs and services
Length & consistency of our programs and services
Passion, knowledge, and skill that our staff, volunteers, and interns bring to our programs & services
Multiple & diverse technologies we use to engage students and families in our programs & services
OUR PROGRAMS & SERVICES
YES supports youth and families across all spheres of life through tailored programming and services. While each student and family have different needs, YES offers a variety of programs and services to aid students in their homes, schools, and communities.
Student, Family, and School Relationship Building
Power Hour Tutoring
Client Action Plan Management
Holiday Resource Support
Resource Needs Assessment Sessions
Social and Cultural Outings