Author name: YFI Team

Top Five Reasons Why Youth are Interested in Entrepreneurship

The onset of Spring 2023 marks the commencement of a highly motivated cohort, eager to explore their passions and foster creativity while simultaneously cultivating employability skills. The Youthful Impact program, an 8-week community-driven entrepreneurship initiative, equipped youth with foundational skills, as well as industry-recognized certifications, in order to prepare them for the challenges of life …

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Kelvin’s Computer Repair Venture

Kelvin recently launched a venture to build computer skills and solve challenges faced by those needing basic computer repairs in his community. “The Youthful Impact program helped me get some creative ideas and strategies for my business.”


Chelsea’s Communal Healing Spaces

Chelsey, a 17-year old senior high school student, started a non-profit organization called the Communal Healing Place, where they will be providing mental health resources, information, and education to black women across the United States.

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Kayden’s Shoe Selling Business

Kayden started a business selling shoes. He learned to develop strategies that gave him a competitive advantage. Discussions with coaches and peer mentors helped him better describe how to differentiate himself. “I set myself apart from other shoe resellers and maintained my customers by being reliable and consistent in my services.”