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The Youth Educational Society, Incorporated is a 501-C3 non-profit organization incorporated in the state of North Carolina.

The mission of YES is to advance the ideals of leadership, citizenship, and academic excellence through mentoring programs, educational initiatives and strong collaborative partnerships.


"YES of Charlotte" was created by the Beta Rho Sigma graduate Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated to focus on local issues effecting youth in the Charlotte area.

YES of Charlotte primarily serves Mecklenburg County residents, but in times of need may assist others, such as with the recent crisis in Haiti; or through collaborations and upon request with targeted programs or activities for underserved populations.

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I just want to personally thank you guys for the work you are doing with our future leaders. Keep up the outstanding work and I'm here for support and encouragement.
- Maurice Hamilton Jr.

I would like to say thanks to ALL the mentors of Sigma Beta Club for all that you do. My son Chase has only attended two sessions and in that time there is a noticeable difference in the way he carries himself and his behavior in school. I receive calls on a weekly basis from his teachers and the principal, usually I answer the calls with hesitation as these calls are often reporting of him misbehaving. I am proud to say that the last three weeks have been all good news and it is a direct correlation on him starting Sigma Beta Club. Thank you ALL for providing these young men and future leaders with your time, wisdom and guidance.
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Proud Parent of Sigma Beta Club!