Urban Hope Youth Entrepreneur Protégé Program (YEPP)

Providing Opportunities to Our Youth

Youth Entrepreneur Protégé Program (YEPP), is a division of Urban Hope CDC. A cooperative effort between corporations, business owners and leaders who are committed to providing opportunities for youth ages 12-17. YEPP is supported by parents, corporate sponsors, community leaders and donations raised from YEPP fund development activities.


Develop youth to have a lasting commitment to community revitalization by empowering and assisting young people to maximize their full potential and excel in areas of spiritual growth, education, economics, social character and political awareness.


Create programs and training solutions that connect key influencers with youth from urban communities, resulting in resources for youth-based initiatives that promote achievement, personal success and measurable results.