Business brought
to life

This is not just a business class. Youth Entrepreneurs® is an engaging elective course and alumni program that prepares students from low-income families for success in the workplace and in life. Find out more about YE.

We help students find fulfillment through a hands-on learning experience and the creation of their very own business idea. Our goal is for each YE student to:

  • Seek the knowledge to run a business.

    SEEK
    out the knowledge to learn to run a real business.

  • Pursue a higher education.

    PURSUE
    a higher education.

  • Become a successful employee or business owner.

    BECOME
    a successful employee or business owner.

We believe success is built on a foundation of core values by which students can guide their decisions today, and into their futures.

“This class showed me how to find my passions and gave me confidence. It taught me that it’s okay to fail, but to expect to succeed.” Junior, 2013, Garden City High School
“YE taught me to not let anything or anyone hold me back. The confidence I gained in that class helped me realize that without risk, there is no reward.” Chante, 2011, Topeka High School
100% OF DONATIONS DIRECTLY FUND THE PROGRAM.
98% OF YE STUDENTS EXPECT TO APPLY THEIR NEW KNOWLEDGE IN THE FUTURE.
90% OF YE STUDENTS PLAN TO SEEK HIGHER EDUCATION.

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