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Finally, the “Saturday Academy” focused on improving the academic performance of low income disadvantaged middle and high school students, particularly, low income, at-risk disadvantaged children and youth in Boston’s challenging communities.

Youth Enterprise/Entrepreneur
African and American “Youth Enterprise/
Entrepreneur” is a business development initiative, to teach low income, at-risk disadvantaged youth, how to acquire basic knowledge and technical know-how, such as managerial, and accounting, marketing skills for their future business.

The program introduces and exposes disadvantaged at-risk youth in Boston’s challenging neighborhoods to the American capitalist system. In achieving our goals African and American Friendship, Inc. organized business workshops year round. Both lecture and discussion types are offered as resources permit. The program is designed to achieve the following objectives:
1. Actually start at-risk, low income disadvantaged youth in their own business
2. Reduce school drop-out rate, and drug prevention
3. Educate at-risk, low income youth on how to start and maintain their business.
There is no doubt that for the unemployed youth, this program will help them to be self-sufficient. The impact of this program to the young people we serve is that; it increases productivity, employment and generate income in Boston’s economically depressed communities.

This program target youth and young adults. It provides unemployed youth with the tools to start their own micro-economic enterprises, thereby becoming self-sufficient. The important of this program to poor at-risk, disadvantaged youth are:
1. This program will convinced low income, at-risk, disadvantaged youth and young adults in Boston’s challenging neighborhoods, who have turned off on everything else and turn them on to making money legally
2. Help poor youth and young adults in Boston’s economically depressed neighborhoods with little hoe of getting a decent job and points to new possibilities.
3. Demonstrate that there are alternative to unemployment
4. Make the American dream real for young people in Boston’s challenging communities.
Finally, our youth enterprise/entrepreneur program provides opportunities to expand business interest to young people and nurturing labor market. African and American Friendship, Inc. is seeking partnership with business to expand our programs, and provide business training and development for poor youth in our community. Our goal is to promote economic and social stability in Boston’s challenging neighborhoods.

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