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YAMM (Youth Achieving Moral Maturity)

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Crime & Law, Prison Alternatives, Youth Development - Business, Youth Development - Citizenship, Youth Violence Prevention

Mission: We exist to build moral standards guidance and leadership skills in youth. ​We vision underserved youth and families building resiliency through teamwork, critical thinking, and self-confidence to achieve self-sufficiency.

Results: To date, through our PreneurMe self-sufficiency program, twenty-four (24) youth have become entrepreneurs and forty-two completed the program. Being the first youth organization to introduce this well-improved program in Winston-Salem, NC, Model ART has run successfully with ninety-eight (98) youth showing improvement in anger management skills. Bella Diamondz- The female-based program has run successfully, with thirty-two (32) young ladies completing the program. The program encouraged twelve (12) young ladies to pursue entrepreneurship. YAMM Community Day- Since 2017, YAMM in collaboration with two nonprofit organizations has hosted “Community Day” four times a month in four underserved neighborhoods from April to September in Winston-Salem. To date, we have served and fed over 2,400 families and provided Public Fire Safety Education on our Community Day events.

Target demographics: underserved youth, families and young adults.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1500 youth, families, and young adults

Geographic areas served: Winston-Salem, NC

Programs: Community Engagement, Leadership, Service-Learning Projects, Self-sufficiency Workshops, Anger Management Skills, Bullying, Dropout Prevention, Public Safety Education and Tutoring.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

This organization works endlessly to support youth and young adults in recognizing and achieving their potential as it also works to aid the leadership skills they have. Wonderful organization