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Young Entrepreneurs Shop Till They Drop

They’re crowding the checkout aisles with their carts stuffed with goodies, but they aren’t your typical holiday shoppers. These are E CITY students purchasing the raw materials that they will turn into their business ventures. Throughout November and December, E CITY students from all seven participating schools are heading to stores to begin building their entrepreneurial enterprises.

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The Seventh Annual Austin Carr Celebrity Golf Invitational is One For the Books!

With more celebrities, golfers, and money raised than ever before, the 2017 Austin Carr Celebrity Golf Invitational was the largest and most successful golf outing in its seven-year history. This year, 24 foursomes plus celebrities hit the links at the Beechmont Country Club to support Y.O.U. programs. The golfers hailed from many Cleveland-area businesses, many of which sponsored the event.

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Youth Opportunities Unlimited Receives $20,000 Grant from the Starbucks Foundation

Y.O.U is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Starbucks Foundation as part of its new Opportunity for All initiative. Funds from the grant will allow Y.O.U. to continue to strengthen its operations and school-based and community-based workforce programs. Y.O.U. is the only nonprofit in the state of Ohio to receive the grant from the Starbucks Foundation.

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Y.O.U. Awarded Grant from The Veale Foundation

Y.O.U. received a grant from The Veale Foundation for $130,000. The 2017 -2018 academic year award is for E CITY participation in The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum. The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is a growing network of high schools in Northeast Ohio that equips students with an entrepreneurial mindset and essential skills through exceptional education and real world experiences in entrepreneurship.

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Mayor’s Neighborhood Corps Wraps Up Summer Projects

Summer has come to a close for the 73 youth participating in the Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Neighborhood Corps and, at a wrap-up party, all eight teams assembled and shared their projects and learning experiences.

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Y.O.U. Opens Two New Locations

Y.O.U. is growing! We now have four offices to call home; Y.O.U. – Sterling (1255 Euclid Avenue); Y.O.U. - United Way (1361 Euclid Ave); YRC (1910 Carnegie Avenue); and Y.O.U. - Summer Youth Employment at the Post Office Plaza. The two newest offices house the Young Adult Resource Center at Ohio Means Jobs and the Day One and ProPath programs.

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