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Happy Holidays from Y.O.U.!

The holidays are upon us and, for Y.O.U., that means a time to give thanks. From volunteers to employers, staff to donors, participants to sponsors, we are grateful for the unwavering dedication, support, and generosity of our community.

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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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Achieving Success One Case at a Time

Y.O.U.’s Case Managers are creating a culture of encouragement, empowerment, and success for participants in the Day One program. Day One is designed for young adults 17-24 who have graduated high school but are not enrolled in further study or employed. Participants receive training to earn an industry-recognized credential and an internship or job in their selected career path.

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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. Receives Grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation

Y.O.U. was awarded a $150,000 grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation. Funds from the two-year grant will go towards the Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG) program. The grant is part of Westfield’s Family Stability portfolio, a key mission impact area of giving.

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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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JOG Expands to Three New High Schools

The 2017-18 school year is almost upon us, and Y.O.U. is excited to welcome to the JOG program students from Washington Park High School in Cleveland, and Lorain and Oberlin high schools in Lorain County.

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