EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR EQUAL TALENT

OUR MISSION

YES identifies promising students from underserved communities and equips them with the resources, support, and academic skills required for success through high school, college, and career.

YES SCHOLARS WHO MATRICULATE TO COLLEGE
100%
YES SCHOLARS WHO GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE
93%
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YES LOCATIONS

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
YES-LA serves students from more than 35 neighborhoods in LA County, from the South Bay to East LA to the San Fernando Valley.
Harlem, NY
Harlem, NY
YES-NY serves students in Harlem's District 5 schools, as well as the South Bronx.
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
YES-Chicago serves students from Chicago West, as well as the South and East sides of Chicago.
Appalachia, NC
Appalachia, NC
YES-Appalachia serves students across the Ashe and Watauga Counties of North Carolina.

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YES HIGHLIGHTS

Carlos Doesn’t Remember | Revisionist History Podcast
Of the tens of thousands of talented, low-income students who graduate from high school every year in the United States, most never make it to universities appropriate to their gifts. Americ...
Young Eisner Scholars – Eric Eisner Speaks About YES
Recently, Eric Eisner, Chris Bonilla, and Lizbeth Ledesma were interviewed by reporter Margaret Carrero for CBS Newsradio in Los Angeles, CA. During the first interview, Mr.Eisner explains t...
The LA Magazine – Follow The Leader
The LA Magazine – Follow The Leader
  While there are many programs aimed at helping impoverished kids, none is like Young Eisner Scholars. Providing personal instruction and even health care, former entertainment mogu...
The Wall Street Journal – The Unlikely Reformer
The Wall Street Journal – The Unlikely Reformer
  When former Hollywood mogul Eric Eisner decided to help the smartest students in the roughest Los Angeles schools reach their potential, he led them to a brighter future the only w...