United Way Achievement Club Members Celebrate Success at First Graduation

YELLS Parents and Franklin Gateway community members celebrated their shared success at last month’s Achievement Club Graduation. Spirits were high as each club member reflected...

Celebrating 10 Years of YELLS: A Look Back, February Edition

Celebrating 10 Years of YELLS: A Look Back 2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of YELLS!  It’s been a beautiful journey made possible by each...

YELLS Featured on Focus Atlanta!

If you missed us live on The CW 69, you can still catch the segments here!  Thanks to the Cobb Community Foundation, YELLS had the...

Representative Anulewicz Listens to the Voices of Franklin Gateway

YELLS teens were honored to host our local House District 42 State Representative, Teri Anulewicz, for a Listening Session in their Community Action Cafe.  It...

Digital Literacy Class for Adults at YELLS

Join us for Technology 101 and get on your way to becoming computer savvy!  We’ll be offering this digital literacy class on two different dates...

YELLS empowers youth to rise as active, healthy, and productive servant-leaders within their communities.


Our innovative programs combine mentorship, leadership development, academic achievement, community involvement, and service learning.


Mentoring Program

Mentoring Program
By matching high-school "Bigs" with elementary-school "Littles," the YELLS Mentoring Program fosters an ethos of service and helps students develop as servant-leaders.

Afterschool Program

Afterschool Program
The YELLS Afterschool Program provides academic enrichment, leadership and character development, art, recreation, and community service opportunities to elementary-age students.

Community Action Café

Community Action Café
At once a gathering space for the community and a teen program promoting leadership, financial literacy, and career development, the Café program enlivens the Franklin Gateway community.

Work at YELLS

Work at YELLS
Our internships and paid positions let you gain experience in a dynamic workplace as you change the lives of young people.

Volunteer

Volunteer
By volunteering with YELLS, you can changes the lives of young people by modeling servant-leadership.

Contribute

Contribute
By giving money, supplies, or technology to YELLS, you join a set of donors and community partners working to bring innovative opportunities to young people in Marietta.