YES celebrates the life of teen volunteer, Clay Soper

YES celebrates the life of 19-year-old teen volunteer, Clay Soper, who unexpectedly passed away over the weekend.  Clay was active in YES’s Junior Volunteer Program throughout high school and college, a passionate skier, and a lover of the outdoors. “On behalf

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An interview with Mark Williams – Son of YES founder, Richard Williams

“We have to show them that there is a world that is big, that is challenging.” As the son of YES founder Richard Williams, Mark spent most of his afternoons hanging out at YES. Spending his childhood at YES taught

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Meet this year’s YES scholarship recipients

This spring, the YES Scholarship Committee deliberated and chose three YES youth: Myles, Eunice, and Liam to receive the Richard William Memorial Scholarship and two YES youth: Bridget and Elizabeth to receive the Trip Advisor Scholarship. The students were selected

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Thursday, August 20 – 2nd Annual Martin Richard Memorial 1 Mile Invitational

On Thursday, August 20,  join YES at the 2nd Annual Martin Richard Memorial 1 Mile Invitational.  The event will take place at Moakley Park (1005 Columbia Rd) in South Boston.  We encourage participation in the Martin Richard One Mile by runners

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YES high school seniors have a 100% matriculation rate 5th consecutive year

For the 5th consecutive year, 100% of high school seniors participating in Youth Enrichment Services (YES) programs are graduating from high school.  YES extends a big congratulations to the Class of 2015.  “YES founder, Richard Williams, believed deeply that the pursuit of

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Youth Enrichment Services receives Cummings Foundation grant

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. YES was chosen from more than 400 applicants during a very competitive review process. Youth

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Youth Enrichment Services Track Program Receives $7,500 New Balance Foundation Grant

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) has been selected to receive a $7,500 grant from the New Balance Foundation through NB SparkStart, a global charitable initiative focused on improving the health, well-being and self-esteem of children through movement.  Through grants, associate volunteerism

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YES High School Seniors have a 100% matriculation rate fifth year in a row

For the fifth year in a row, all YES high school seniors have graduated from high school and gone on to pursue a secondary education. YES extends a big congratulations to the Class of 2015. YES has enjoyed growing with

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YES reaches new heights with City Ascents rock-climbing intensive

Overcoming obstacles: that is what YES’s new rock-climbing intensive, City Ascents, is all about. The program, led by YES Outreach Coordinator Ethan George,was developed as a way for urban youth to learn how to rock-climb and develop confidence with a group

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YES Teen, Jordan Levitch, Featured in the Brookline Tab

This May, Jordan was featured in the Brookline Tab for his inspiring speech at the YES Black Diamond Gala. Jordan delivered his speech to 500+ guests on April 2nd at the Renaissance Hotel. During his speech, Jordan told the crowd,

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