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Student of the Month: Dashanti Jackson

“Persistence, sound judgment and responsibility,” YE student Dashanti Jackson spills ...

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All Dressed Up and Everywhere to Go

With prom season just around the corner, we revisit how one YE alumna said yes to the dress busin...

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Blazing His Own Trail

Nestled in the heart of western Kansas is Dodge City, one of the most famous frontier towns in Am...

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Youth Entrepreneurs bringing National Summit to Detroit Key corporate sponsors on board to support the future of entrepreneurship, innovation and personal transformation

DETROIT, MICH. - More than 300 high school youth from across the country who have graduated from ...

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Student of the Month: Lucero Laborin

Across the nation, hundreds of Youth Entrepreneurs students are celebrating everyday successes, b...

What We Teach

Preparing Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

“Many students in today’s world haven’t been given the latitude to experiment. ...

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Three Resources for Entrepreneurial Educators

Youth Entrepreneurs exists to inspire a better future, equipping young people with the values and...

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How an educator connection can change everything

James Harris was a 4.0 student … who went to a youth detention center for possession of ma...

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Fyre Festival: The value of sound judgment

In the spring of 2017, “luxury music festival” goers converged in the Bahamas for a s...

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Detroit: Opportunity City

Less than a decade ago, most had written Detroit off the map. Today, rekindled and reborn by thos...

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Detroit Students Turn Entrepreneurship Curriculum Into Enterprises Youth Entrepreneurs Market Day gives students the opportunity to test their business ideas

DETROIT, MICH., – Students in the Detroit-area who are exploring entrepreneurship as a viab...

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Student of the Month: Luis Villalba

Imagine it: A delicious packet of savory, corn-husk wrapped heaven, delivered right to your doors...

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The one thing every student needs

Youth Entrepreneurs provided a single opportunity. Luke Hurt took it from there.  In the fa...

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Small town girl, big city passion

Raised in Western Kansas, in a community best known for feedlots and its agricultural prowess, it...

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Not your average teacher training

This July, hundreds of educators will head to Detroit for a transformative refill at one of educa...

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The three-day event that changes everything

The 2019 YE Summit is revving up and heading straight for Detroit, and it’s hauling a full ...

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Teen entrepreneur finds a sweet opportunity 

Candy addicts, moms and dentists know the cavity-inducing downside of sugary snacks. In Michigan,...

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Turning challenge into triumph

His story is one of challenge and triumph, failure and success. He’s a fighter, a father, a...

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Meet Renate Matthews: YE educator

Renate Matthews is a 13-year classroom veteran, but the last two completely transformed her minds...

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2019 YE Summit: Applications Open Now!

Get revved up, YE Summit July 15-19, 2019 A transformational experience is headed for downtown D...

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Passion is Fashionable

When Jairo Fernandez first joined the Youth Entrepreneurs class at Bishop Ward High School in Kan...

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Three steps to turning big ideas into big opportunities

Thomas Edison knew the world was too dark, Henry Ford knew the world was too slow, and Estee Laud...

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Student of the Month: Rich Garris

Drive, passion, opportunity, humility. For most, these words conjure thoughts of CEOs, venture ca...

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Family & Foundational Values

Gavin Darr may only be in his first year of teaching, but his familiarity with Youth Entrepreneur...

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Opportunity is Everywhere

Maribel Sanchez knows a thing or two about opportunity. Her parents moved to Dodge City, Kan., fr...

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Vandalism, social justice and the power of being principled

Today, we explore a story of Facebook justice that took an unexpected turn. This story happened i...

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Meet Sarah Bown, YE Educator

Sarah Bown is a Digital Marketing teacher at  Truman, William Chrisman and Van Horn High Sch...

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Why we play games in YE

It’s no secret that games work in the YE classroom. Of course they’re fun, but they a...

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Getting the most out of Market Day

YE’s Market Day initiative provides students the opportunity to run a mini business for a d...

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Just Try It: The Power of Networking

What’s in it for me? It’s a question we know students often ask themselves before dec...

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Coffee Talk: The Power of Partnerships

Murray Moore is no stranger to entrepreneurship. He started his first business as a 7-year-old. B...

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Winning At All Costs: A Discussion on Foundational Values On & Off The Field

At Youth Entrepreneurs, our Foundational Values not only guide behavior, they are central to our ...

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To Go Forward, Get Uncomfortable

For as long as he could remember, Terrell White Jr.  knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, h...

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5 Ways in 5 Days: Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) provides a great opportunity for educators to bring real-world...

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To The Stars Through Difficulties

Igniting a passion. Opening doors to new opportunities. Transforming mindsets. At Youth Entrepren...

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Paper Airplanes: Engaging Students Entrepreneurially

Looking for an excellent way to engage students in the process of rapid prototyping? Greg Kegley,...

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Generous Contributions Will Support Youth Entrepreneurs in Detroit and Around the U.S.

DETROIT, MICH. – The history of innovative music and the future of entrepreneurship educati...

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Meet Debbie Johnson

Debbie Johnson teaches Youth Entrepreneurs at The Independent School in Wichita, Kan. In addition...

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Finding Students' Superpowers Through the Use of Sound Judgment

At Youth Entrepreneurs, our Foundational Values not only guide behavior, they are central to our ...

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Student of the Month: Mykal Radney

We’re celebrating YE student mindset-shift moments and everyday successes with our Student ...