Youth, Education & Sport Initiative Inc.

437 North Street  

Pittsfield, MA 01201

info@yesforchange.org

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©2018-2019 YES INITIATIVE

MENTORING

We believe trust is the first step to building any relationship, especially with our scholars. We spend time learning about their goals, values, and passions. As our scholars trust us with ‘who I want to be,' we can best advise them on how to get there.

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

  • 9th & 10th Grade
    • Course selection, study skills/habits, tutoring
  • 11th & 12th Grade

    • College search, standardized test prep, essay writing, recommendations, FAFSA, financial aid award management, outside scholarship applications

  • College

    • Course selection, major selection, organizational skills, 2-3 campus visits per year, identifying campus resources, internship placement

ATHLETIC ENRICHMENT

  • Soccer Training
    • Technical skills, tactical development, fitness training, nutrition, injury prevention.
  • Advising 

    • Helping scholars decide “What level of competitiveness is best for my goals?”

  • Recruiting

    • Helping our scholars who pursue a college soccer career find the best fit school.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

  • College Visits
  • Financial Literacy

  • Health & Mental Wellness

  • Career Exploration