YES! Change Chronicles highlight real-world examples of how the YES! Youth Empowerment Model can be used to create youth-led community change. To learn more and find out how YES! can work with you, contact Emily Lockhart at email@example.com.
Youth Council Change Chronicle
The Town of Mooresville, N.C. established a Mayor’s Youth Council in 2010 to create an opportunity for youth to impact decisions made by local government. This Change Chronicle highlights the youth council’s work to create sustainable change in their community. [Download your free copy]
Bele Chere Change Chronicle
Bele Chere, the Southeast’s largest free outdoor music and arts festival, accepted a Big Tobacco sponsorship in exchange for a central location at the Buncombe County, N.C. festival to advertise tobacco and distribute free vouchers. This Change Chronicle shares how youth leaders worked to remove Big Tobacco sponsorship from the festival. [Download your free copy]
Second Chance Breakfast Change Chronicle
This Change Chronicle, the first of our series, focuses on a youth-led initiative to increase access to school breakfast at Asheville High School in Asheville, N.C. The chronicle highlights the obstacles and process to finding a solution to the problem facing the school. [Download your free copy]