Youth Acquiring Leadership & Excellence (Y.A.L.E.) Academy is a 501-C3 mentorship and youth development orientated organization. We utilize theoretical models that emphasize the impacts of change at a communal level.
Skill Trades Research & Apprenticeship Program is designed to teach the next generation of young people the necessary vocational skills so that they can be employable and have long-term success in the shifting job market. The program’s secondary goal is to reduce truancy, prevent crimes, and improve social outcomes for participants. This program builds critical thinking skills and provides hands-on skills that will be valuable for future employment opportunities.
Induction Into Manhood Workshop will provide a way to create an intensive educational experience in a short amount of time when the time for a more comprehensive effort may not be available. Participants will receive new concepts, spurring participants to investigate them further on their own, or can demonstrate and encourage the practice of actual methods. Induction Into Manhood curriculum provides all resources necessary to facilitate an impactful 36-hour workshop. Incorporating the program values of mental health authenticity, relationship, communication, transparency, awareness, wisdom, social-emotional learning, active listening, and character development.
“As an organization that supports projects that provides services and resources to young men of color, your programming has been instrumental at the Fulton County Juvenile Court specifically with your assistance with the LEAP/LAP Program.”
“Took your advice about FTI and it was a better experience for folks. THANK YOU!! Partnership with Epiphany is also now official. Wendell will be the first to participate and will have a full fellowship including housing. You made a difference…”
“This program has been outstanding. It’s reached so many of our young men, those that are good, as well as those that are bad…”
“I will like to speak highly, highly, highly of the work of these young brothers are doing in our community, how passionate they are about impacting the lives of the young people…”