AmeriCorps Project YES!
AmeriCorps Project YES!, a program of the Northwestern University Settlement House, connects caring adults with youth in the West Town community through mentorship, educational, service, artistic, and recreational activities to support their academic achievement.
Project YES! (Youth, Education, and Service) Project YES! educates youth holistically by providing classroom support, after school programming, and volunteer initiatives. Project YES! nurtures youth through positive mentorship by fostering relationships of trust and respect. Project YES! inspires youth through connections with caring role models by encouraging and facilitating civic engagement and leadership opportunities. Project YES! provides a structure of growth and self-motivation that empowers youth to develop skills in becoming self-sufficient individuals who succeed and contribute responsibly in a global community.