Young Brilliant Achievers

An out of school time enrichment program

An Exciting Mission to Empower Minority Youth

Bridging the Education Gap with Fun and Impact

Young Brilliant Achievers provides care & education for school age children

Introducing Young Brilliant Achievers (YBA), Wesley House’s groundbreaking response to bridging the education gap disproportionately impacting black and brown youth. In the face of historical educational performance deficiencies among minority students, YBA is an exceptional out-of-school time enrichment program that provides vital support to students with the greatest need.

Discover the Power of Playful Learning

Teaching Youth to Value Connections

Unleashing Potential Beyond the Classroom

At YBA, we believe in empowering young minds and unlocking their full potential. Our comprehensive framework addresses the multifaceted challenges faced by underserved students. We offer a robust range of services, including homework assistance, 240 minutes of personalized one-to-one and/or small group tutoring each week, and engaging creative arts or social activities.

What sets YBA apart is our collaborative approach. We have joined forces with an array of esteemed partners, including JCPS, C.E. and S. Foundation Evolve502, Metro United Way, Metro Government, Louisville Free Public Library, Anthem Medicaid, Louisville Ballet, LouCity, Bellarmine/Bridgeway Tutoring, and Everyone Can Read. 

Our diverse network enables us to provide a holistic support system that addresses educational, social, and cultural needs.

Our diverse network enables us to provide a holistic support system that addresses educational, social, and cultural needs.

Our tutors are highly qualified and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping students succeed. Through personalized attention and tailored instruction, we create a nurturing environment where students can thrive academically and develop essential life skills.

YBA is not just a program; it’s a community. We foster a sense of belonging, empowerment, and inspiration among our students. By building strong relationships, we instill confidence and a belief in their own brilliance.

By joining YBA, students gain access to invaluable resources, opportunities, and experiences that broaden their horizons and pave the way for future success. We are committed to providing a level playing field, ensuring that every student, regardless of their background, has the chance to excel academically and beyond.

Together, with our dedicated partners and passionate team, we are reshaping the educational landscape and creating a brighter future for black and brown youth. Join us in our mission to bridge the education gap and empower the next generation of brilliant achievers. Together, we can make a lasting impact and drive positive change in our community.

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