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    Programs that utilize volunteers from the teaching profession, business and industry to provide firsthand information about the business world for students and/or school-age children and youth and opportunities for them to learn about economic principles and the economy. Some clubs may also initiate small business ventures under the guidance of adult volunteers.

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    Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise - Urban Youth Entrepreneurship ProgramThis is an exciting, motivational program that encourages and prepares youth between the ages of 14-17 to start their own business. Youth will learn basic characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, risks and rewards of running a business, life skills (including budgeting and investing), the importance of a business plan, and steps on how to write one. The Business Center will expose students to valuable skills that translate into successful business ventures, better job opportunities, and enhanced real-world skills. PhiladelphiaThe Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise - Philadelphia; GermantownBusiness Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise
    Caring Place Youth Development - Entrepreneur ProgramTeaches entrepreneurship to youth from low-income communities and provides them with the knowledge and skills to plan, develop, and start their own businesses. Students get hands-on experience in all aspects of creating a functioning business. LehighCaring Place Youth Development CenterCaring Place Youth Development Center
    Empowerment Group - Entrepreneurship Education ProgramProvides hands-on after-school and summer courses on how to start your own business. Children learn about the planning phase of starting and running a business. They explore how they can incorporate their skills and interests into a business venture, perform market research, learn about industry research, price their goods and services, and sell to their target customers. They gain important practice in public speaking and effective communication as well as learning the importance of keeping good financial records. The curriculum is adaptable for children from elementary through high school. The classes are designed for small groups - individual instructors generally work with no more than 15 children.PhiladelphiaEmpowerment Group - Philadelphia; FishtownEmpowerment Group
    Enterprise Center - Business Boot CampProvides five days of intensive training in business and entrepreneurship. Financial literacy workshops, business speakers, business games and simulations, networking, technology, contests and discussions will provide students with the information, inspiration and tools needed to be successful in business and entrepreneurship. Camp is not for students looking for recreational activities but, for students who have a serious interest in learning how to start their own business. Space is limited.PhiladelphiaThe Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaEnterprise Center
    Enterprise Center - YES ProgramThe YES (Youth + Entrepreneurship = Success) Program prepares youth for success in the business world by providing a professional and nurturing environment to explore entrepreneurship and start businesses. No fee required.PhiladelphiaThe Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaEnterprise Center
    Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania - LancasterProvides practical financial literacy and career awareness programs to schools in grades K-12. Volunteers from all walks of life help present the JA programs to the students. All materials and programs already prepared. Volunteers only need to have knowledge of the real world and how education applies to it. JA programs are age appropriate, student friendly and fun. Requires approximately 1 hour weekly for 5-7 weeks. JA seeks over 1000 volunteers annually to meet their program needs in the classroom. Additionally, JA seeks volunteers to assist in planning and implementing special events annually.LancasterJunior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania - LancasterJunior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania
    Junior Achievement of Western PA - Erie OfficeVolunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.ErieJunior Achievement of Western PA - Erie OfficeJunior Achievement of Western PA
    M-PowerHouse of Greater PittsburghA STEAM focused initiative that targets grades K through 12 and community on the educational, social and economic factors that become obstacles to youth in underserved and underrepresented communities and schools getting and staying engaged Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.AlleghenyM-PowerHouseM-PowerHouse of Greater Pittsburgh
    Norris Square Neighborhood Project - ProdigiesProdigies, youth from Norris Square Neighborhood Project aged 14-18, have been working hard to learn about starting a business. In April of 2008, Prodigies launched their silk-screening business with a line of anti-violence t-shirts. Within Norris Square Neighborhood Project, these youth have become leaders in their group and the community. Youth have designed their own program, planned special activities, and even written their own grant to continue the silk-screening business. m Norris Square Neighborhood Project aged 14-18, have been working hard to learn about starting a business. In April of 2008, Prodigies launched their silk-screening business with a line of anti-violence t-shirts.PhiladelphiaNorris Square Neighborhood Project - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaNorris Square Neighborhood Project

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