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Mayor, Deputies Partner with YNotU2 Inc. to Get Kids Ready for School

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Columbia, SC HOT 103.9’s Kool Kamp, YNOTU2 1st Annual School Days

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City of Columbia and Ynotu2, Inc. to host First Day Festival at Fireflies

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Saturday Is "Night Before Christmas" at Edventure

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Thousands prepare for first day of school at First Day Festival

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Groups Hope to Hit Home Run with Giveaway

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Midlands Activists Promote Peace in Charlotte in wake of violence

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Richland Library Goes Behind the Fence to Teach Life Skills

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Second Chance Career Fair next Wednesday in Dutch Square Mall

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2nd chance given to job seekers with marks on their record

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Successes

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Life beyond the Classroom Allen University 2015

Columbia SC 

98 Students and parents attended to discuss life skills and surviving outside of school

Ynotu2 #Iamnonviolent /Back to school Bash 2015

Columbia SC 

360 Kids received backpacks and school supplies  

Ynotu2 Business Etiquette at Urban League Level Up 2015

Columbia SC 

400 students in the urban league level up program given training on proper personal presentation  

2015 Night before Christmas at Edventure Museum

Columbia SC 

287 under served youth enjoyed a Christmas experience in the museum, received Christmas gifts. 4 families that were involved in the flood received gift cards for $250-$300 to assist them for the holiday.  

Ynotu2 Employability Workshops

Columbia SC 2 workshops educating 50 returning on job and life skill preparation as well as community linkage.

Ynotu2 Job/Life Fair – At Shady Grove Family Life Center

Saint George, SC 

120 Attendees met with Health Insurance agents, nonprofits, Business development coordinators, Employers and Government agencies for employment, entrepreneurship and community linkage opportunities.  

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Ynotu2 at Let's Talk Non Profit Oct. 2014

Columbia SC 

29 Nonprofit organizations attended to discuss compliance and marketing of their nonprofit organization 

Life beyond the Classroom Virginia College 2015

Columbia, SC 

83 Students and Parents attended

Ynotu2 Zumbathon Fundraiser 2014

Columbia, SC 

107 Adults and young adults attended for a day of fun and exercise - Raised $600 

Ynotu2/Restoration Homeless Community Outreach

Columbia, SC 

193 members of the homeless population were given Blankets, toiletries and food

Ynotu2/Epworth Children's Home Fun Day

Columbia SC 

102 youth and young adults from Epworth children's home attended a fun  

Ynotu2/Commission of Minority Affairs Working Together Works 2015

Columbia SC 

75 Youth and 55 adults attended this program on the importance of networking and communication 

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3rd Annual #Iamnonviolent Back to school rally 2016

Vance, SC 

320 Kids received backpacks and school supplies  

School Days at Spirit Communications Park 2016

Columbia, SC 

1100 Kids received backpacks and school supplies Over 2500 people in attendance  

Ynotu2/Prosper Strong Foundation 2nd Chance Workshop

Columbia, SC 

500 Job Seekers attended completed applications, job interviews with employers and gained access to community programs

City of Columbia/Ynotu2 Inc First Day Festival

Columbia, SC

1300 Kids received backpacks and school supplies Over 2500 people in attendance

Ynotu2/Prosper Strong Holiday Second Chance Job Fair

Columbia, SC 

800 Job Seekers attended completed applications, job interviews with employers and gained access to community programs

Repack the Back Pack

Columbia, SC

800 Kids were Provided Back Packs and School Supplies to help ready for the second half of the School year

Awards

2014 Employment Training Organization of the Year

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Lexington, SC

2014 Best of Lexington Award  

2015 Employment Training Organization of the Year

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Lexington, SC 

2015 Best of Lexington Award  

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