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About Us

The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation,Inc.

Mission Statement

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The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports, educates, and encourages young people under the age of 24 to improve their chances of success  by promoting youth entrepreneurship as a viable solution to unemployment. Through our programs, we provide young entrepreneurs with tools, mentorship, and resources that aids them in the growth and development of their entrepreneurial goals.

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A Word From Our CEO

KADEEM DUNWELL

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I remember being in high school asking what will I do with my life?  Of course the thought of professional baseball, millions in the bank, fast cars, a beautiful wife to come home to, and nice clothes blew through my mind, but I consistently found myself asking the same question… READ MORE

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Testimonials

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“Its a great way to realize that while some people would like to go to college, or to corporate America, its not for everybody. Its about finding your niche and what you should do with your life, and what makes you happy.”

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“The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc is led by a group of energetic and dynamic future leaders. Their ability to engage youth in a creative format promotes learning and challenges participants to think critically about their future. Not only do they learn critical skills needed of entrepreneurship, they also help them to develop a plan of action for immediate implementation. They truly believe that all youth can be successful.”

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I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate to deliver recreation center-based programs to families with young children. As the Deputy Director of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs in DeKalb County in Georgia, we are delighted to partner with you in the dissemination and implementation of “Youth Programming.”

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“I can’t even begin to share with you the value of bringing this opportunity to the classroom, to our students… I’d love to continue this. It’s been a great pilot-type experience, and one that I definitely will continue.”

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Our Work

CONFIDENCE | EDUCATION | INSPIRATION

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Check out how we exposed over 150 students to the tech industry and the fundamental skills that will make them a success! Big thank you to Microsoft and Opportunity Hub for their support!

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YE had the priviledge of being awarded a $1500 donation from Tiwa Works and The Atlanta Greek Picnic for being an outstanding community group , thank you for your support!! 

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G.O.O.D Music artist Cyhi the Prynce has teamed up with The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc to present G.O.O.D Business.! Good business will tell the story of how being young and talented can be a blessing and curse if you are not prepared for the many business hurdles life has planned ahead. This high school tour will detail good business practices every young entrepreneur should know. 

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Current Projects

View the progress of YEA

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“THE LEAGUE”
We know our young people love sports! We’ve created an interesting environment for young people to learn, connect, and engage within their own communities! The most exciting part, it’s through mentorship and entrepreneurship! Find out how to bring the League to your school today! 

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“Writing for BJ”
Inspired by the death of a close friend of the Y.E.A. team, Writing for B.J. fully engages high school students using media, literacy, and S.T.E.M. related curriculum to positively impact their current lives and future entrepreneurial careers of participating students.

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“Dream Academy”

Our Dream Academy program fuses the interest of music and entrepreneurship into one seamless package that young people grow to enjoy.

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Contact Us

Get in Touch with Us

For programs, interviews, mentorship, and more, email us at info@yeafoundationinc.org

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