Franklin Fair brings together youth, community, fire fighters, and police
Imagine Marietta police officers and fire fighters competing in an eating contest against the youth of Franklin Gateway. Imagine a tug-a-war competition between apartment complexes. ...
Franklin Gateway Soccer Tournament: Saturday, May 6
Mentoring Program Bigs will bring the community together through a soccer tournament between Franklin Gateway Apartment Complexes this Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 am at...
Dr. Rivera, MCS Superintendent Visits YELLS May 4
Join us Thursday, May 4 for a community discussion with Dr. Rivera, Marietta City Schools Superintendent This community meeting is a follow-up to Dr. Rivera’s...
YELLS April Students of the Month
Our YELLS youth amaze us each day as they demonstrate servant-leadership. Each month, we honor youth in each grade level that go above and beyond....
Funder Spotlight: Rotary Club of Marietta
Here at YELLS, we like to celebrate each and every member of our family. This month, we’re so excited to shine a light on our...
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.
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.
The YELLS Afterschool Program provides academic enrichment, leadership and character development, art, recreation, and community service opportunities to elementary-age students.
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
Our internships and paid positions let you gain experience in a dynamic workplace as you change the lives of young people.
By volunteering with YELLS, you can changes the lives of young people by modeling servant-leadership.
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.