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ORGANIZATIONS FOR YOUTH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (“YSE”), LIST AS OF 5.5.06 ORGANIZATION MISSION TEACHES ADVOCATES MENTORS FUNDS YSE? YSE? YSE? YSE 1. Youth Venture “Youth Venture believes that Yes. Yes. Yes Yes. ++ every young person has the ability to improve their community. Have a solution to a problem in your community? Want to start a club or business? We're here to help make your community- benefiting idea a reality.” 2. Students for the SAGE’s mission is to advance Yes. Yes. Yes Yes. Advancement of ethical business practices, social Global responsibility, civic engagement Entrepreneurship and environmental awareness worldwide through high-school level youth participation in entrepreneurship and community service.” 3. Junior “We believe there's a lot that's Yes. Achievement right with today's kids. Kids crave opportunity. Kids want to be successful. And kids dream big about the future. Really big. We like that.” USA 4. National “NFTE’s mission is to teach Foundation for entrepreneurship to young people Teaching in the USA from low-income Entrepreneurship communities to enhance their ** economic productivity by improving their business, academic and life skills.” 5. Virtual “A Virtual Enterprise is a Enterprise ** simulated business that is set up and run by students to prepare them for working in a real business environment. …the students determine the nature of their business, its products and services, its management and structure, and engage in the daily operations of running a business. …” 6. Future Business “Future Business Leaders of Yes. Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda America (FBLA-PBL) is a nonprofit educational association of students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields in the USA. …Encourage members in the development of individual projects which contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community.” 8. Youth “The YES Campaign (USA) Employment brings together diverse Summit ** stakeholders, and works with them to (1) develop the capacity of youth to lead employment initiatives; (2) promote youth employment to address key development challenges; and (3) build in-country coalitions to develop national strategies addressing youth unemployment.” 9. Youth Social “YSEI aims to catalyze a global Yes. Yes. Yes Yes. Enterprise movement of young social Initiative of the entrepreneurs by working in Global Knowledge developing countries to cultivate a Partnership ++ set of young leaders who will pursue social entrepreneurship-- and serve as role models in their societies. The initiative will achieve its mission by promoting the concept of social entrepreneurship in developing countries, developing locally relevant knowledge tools and resources to support young social entrepreneurs, mentoring youth who choose social entrepreneurship, building community networks in academia, civil society, government and the private sector to support their work, and providing financial & non-financial resources to help them get started. Taking IT Global an online community Yes Yes Yes that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities Futureleaders Encourages youth throughout Yes Yes Bangladesh to choose SE as a profession Net Impact Net Impact’s mission is to Yes Yes improve the world by growing and strengthening a network of new leaders who are using the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental, and economic impact. MBA and graduate level students. Eonfire Eonfire (USA-Canada) is a new Yes student-driven (undergraduate level) network for future social entrepreneurs and emerging business and citizen sector leaders. Comprised of youths who are determined to use their creativity, passion and entrepreneurial prowess to tackle social problems, Eonfire develops their potential as young changemakers Echoing Green Echoing Green (USA) provides Yes first-stage funding and support to visionary leaders with bold ideas for social change. As an angel investor in the social sector, Echoing Green identifies, funds and supports the world’s most exceptional emerging leaders and the organizations they launch. Challenge & Program of the Girlscouts (USA) Yes Yes Change teaches teen girls in rural America to be social entrepreneurs. Young Social Engages over 200 high schools Yes Yes Yes Innovators across Ireland for social awareness projects and competitions Suas Promotes leadership and social Yes Yes engagement, and provides developing world internships, through college chapters. StartingBloc Trains undergraduates and young Yes Yes Yes professionals in SE. Located at 300 Universities and 100 corporations around the world. Triskeles First, we offer high impact Yes youth programs where we seek to engender hope as well as to build skills, capacities and character. Second, Triskeles has developed integrative philanthropic educational programs, and it manages Donor Advised Funds that focus on innovative investing and gifting. Third, Triskeles advises, supports, and helps incubate small, emerging not for profits. Working for Good Working for Good is Yes Yes Yes designed to inspire and support entrepreneurial initiative in service to society. We invite students throughout the world to receive rare business insights and personal guidance from an esteemed group of professional role models. Shift Foundation The Shift Foundation is Yes an international foundation that engages outstanding young leaders aged 16-35 to progress thinking and action on some of the planet's most critical global challenges. Unlimited UK based organization Yes Yes Yes that supports youth social projects through its “Big Boost” program ++ Associated with Ashoka. ** This organization, arguably, is involved in YSE, insofar as the organization helps low-income youth. See http://www.populationconnection.org/239/project.html?id=32 . See http://www.cii.uiuc.edu/node/124 . Type “youth social entrepreneurship” in Google for other local projects. This Chart was compiled by Paul Lamb, Curtis DeBerg and Van Ajemian.
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