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TEACHING

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

TO

Create

&

Operate

Their own BusinessES

the Class of 2021 
has graduated!!
 

​Contact Chaz [ click to email him ]

with any questions about the program.

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Over the course of the program, students will:

  • Brainstorm business ideas

  • Write a business plan

  • Interact with business professionals

  • Pitch their business plan to potential “investors”       (think ABC’s “Shark Tank”!)

  • Obtain funding

  • Legally register their businesses

  • Participate in a Trade Show

  • Actually launch their own businesses or social movements   

YEA!

Track Record:

  • 99% of academy graduates enroll in college
  • 19% of YEA! students start second businesses
  • 50% of YEA! students continue business for more than 1 year
  • 49% of YEA! students are female
  • 56% of YEA! students are under-represented minorities
  • YEA! students have been awarded millions of dollars in scholarships as a result of their involvement in YEA!
  • 4,338 students have graduated from YEA! and have launched over 3,000 businesses

 

* 2022 * - Class Locations- * 2022 *

 

The Union County Chamber of Commerce

TBD

ROBERT W. PLASTER Free Enterprise Center

TBD

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Questions?  Please CALL Chaz

Or send him an EMAIL

* 2022 * - Program Specifics- * 2022 *
TWO options were offered in our transition year, 2021 
Hybrid ( a mix of in person on Tues (5:30-8:30pm) / Sat (9:15-12:15pm)
& Zoom )
 
OR Virtual (Zoom only)