What Is Young Y.E.N?

Graduate better… not just smarter with You Evolving Now! Young’s You Evolving Now  is a powerful Club and movement of positivity, healthy living, and life-enrichment; for various school settings and universities. The focus is providing motivated students the opportunity to spend time with like-minded individuals interested in being their best selves, becoming leaders, and EVOLVING! Members attend Forums to celebrate the successes of others, discuss life-inspiring topics, and provide perspective during today’s chaotic pace of life. Y.Y.E.N. allow individuals of various ages and backgrounds the ability to socialize in a comfortable and non-threatening environment with an opportunity to be heard; encouraging members to reach their full potential as individuals, partners, parents, siblings, workers, etc. Members attend weekly Forums; exploring topics such as: love, success, dating, anger/frustration, control, domestic violence, etc.  Y.Y.E.N. offer three events (per semester) for members and students; Financial Fun Night, Fitness Fun Night, Night of Motivation, and more; ending with our powerful Dedication to Excellence Ceremony! The Club also offers the possibility of two internships opportunities during the academic year; with fun campus Y.Y.E.N. campus activities.

Contact us to find out about our Y.Y.E.N. Packages:

Motivational Package, Life-Enrichment Package, and EVOLVE Package!

Motivational Package: 1 Y.Y.E.N. Forum and 1 Event in 1 semester

Life- Enrichment Package:  2 Y.Y.E.N Forums, and 2 Events (per semester), and You Evolving Now T-Shirts

EVOLVE Package: 5 Y.Y.E.N. Forums, 3 Events per semester. Also includes internship/employee package, leadership training, and the Dedication to Excellence Ceremony, EVOLVE Books and You Evolving Now T-Shirts per student!

Note: Universities are encouraged to create a package that best fits the current needs and concerns of students and Contact Founder, Andre Young, for further information.

 

Y.Y.E.N. Mission

My name is Andre Young, Founder & President of You Evolving Now, LLC. I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in Marital and Family Counseling. I have provided a variety of therapeutic services in the Lehigh Valley and Berks County: Individual, Group, Family, and Crisis Therapy. It is important to note that Y.E.N. does not provide therapy, however the environment is therapeutic in nature. My mission is to provide a place where men and women are comfortable and encouraged to learn from one another; with a focus on becoming inspired in all roles we play as sons/daughters, siblings, partners, parents, workers, students, etc. Many of our young people will graduate smarter, but ill prepared for the roles and expectations awaiting them in the “real world. Let’s Evolve!

Learning Objectives
Increased awareness regarding the importance of various significant roles as: individuals, students, sibling, sons/daughters, boyfriends/girlfriends, and future parents; leading to more intentional positive interactions with self and others

_ Increase awareness of student’s various roles as: individuals, students, sibling, sons/daughters, boyfriends/girlfriends, future husbands/wives and parents; leading to more positive and impactful interactions and lifestyle.

– Increased abstract thinking related to variety of real-life topics

Members attend weekly Forums in which they share and celebrate positives of the week, explore topics rarely discussed, and set personal goals. By experiencing and listening to a variety of responses and viewpoints students EVOLVE by learning from and with one another.

– Enhanced interpersonal skills and life skills for the ever-evolving young professional

Many graduating students will enter the workforce in the field of psychology, social work, and other human service fields; the more self-aware, understanding, empathetic, and well-rounded the young professional…the bigger the impact on their clientele, organization, and lifestyle. Y.Y.E.N. facilitate student growth with weekly Forums and Events focused on professionalism and lifestyle enhancement.

– Develop a personal rating scale of their existence as an individual and their various roles as siblings, sons/daughters, friends, students, employees.

Y.Y.E.N. provides a rating scale for the various roles students play. Allowing students increased self-awareness and an opportunity to EVOLVE; intentionally improving influential relationships.

– Increased tolerance and understanding for differing opinions and opposing views

Participation in Forums and Events promote diversity and life learning.

 

– Overall increase of daily positivity, motivation, and life-enrichment practices

Students are encouraged to visit and EVOLVE at You Evolving Now’s website www.youevolvingnow.com EVOLVE with the Daily Quote/Question, Blogs, and life enriching videos!

_ You Evolving Now Internships and Training Program

You Evolving Now Training Program focuses on developing student leaders, group facilitation skills, creating opportunity for residual income post-graduation, and more!

_ Increased knowledge based by attending events focused on cooking, fashion, finances, entrepreneurship, car maintenance, relationships, and more; creating more well-rounded students: Positivity, healthy living, and life enrichment are the roots and key elements of You Evolving Now. The experience provides the opportunity for young adults to explore real-life topics in a safe and positive environment for the purpose of growth, understanding, and change.

Positivity, healthy living, and life enrichment are the roots and key elements of the Evolving Now Experience. The Experience provides the opportunity for young adults to explore real-life topics in a safe and positive environment for the purpose of growth, understanding, and change. Our daily Quote/Question of the Day offers inspiration and thought provoking content; challenging you to EVOLVE into your best self.

Y.Y.E.N. Internships/Employment/Volunteers
Y.Y.E.N. look to give back to universities; offering Undergraduate and Graduate students the opportunity for personal and professional growth. Internships provide experience and enhancements in meeting and group facilitation, abstract thinking, and networking. Y.Y.E.N. offer a positive work environment as our mission, forums, events, and trainings focus on life enrichment relationship enhancement, and personal development. Students can earn either: internship hours, financial compensation, or community service hours towards graduation; learning life enhancing information and skills related to financial investments, realty concerns, networking, and more! Your students are welcome to come EVOLVE with us, build their resume, and become their best selves.
Internship/Employee Duties
Attending Y.Y.E.N. Training throughout the year on campuses or on-line.

– Facilitate Y.T.E.N. ten (10) Forums throughout the academic year

– Co-facilitate Y.Y.E.N. Forums that have existing Evolving Now Staff members

– Facilitate Y.Y.E.N. Events: Introducing events and presenters. Closing events in a professional manner. Five (5) per academic year

– Event presentations will be outlined by Y.Y.E.N. President, Andre Young. Interns will research presenters for events, schedule, and confirm.

– Facilitate two (2) Y.Y.E.N. promotional events per semester on campus (at cafeteria, exercise center, or dormitory)

– Contact Founder & President, Andre Young, to recap and enhance necessary facilitation skills.

– Distribute, collect, and manage paperwork: sign-in sheets, evaluation forms, Forum and Event notifications

– Note: Paid Employment Optional

Y.Y.E.N. Social Clubs Current and Past Locations
Young’s You Evolving Now are Social Clubs for colleges and universities; focused on providing motivated students the opportunity to spend time with like-minded individuals interested in maintaining a positive, healthy, and life-enriched lifestyle. Members gather to celebrate the successes of others, discuss life-inspiring topics, and provide perspective during today’s chaotic pace of life. Y.Y.E.N. allow individuals of various ages and backgrounds the ability to socialize in a comfortable and non-threatening environment with an opportunity to be heard; encouraging members to reach their full potential as individuals, partners, parents, siblings, workers, etc. Members attend weekly Forums (separately); exploring topics such as: love, success, dating, anger/frustration, control, domestic violence, etc. Y.Y.E.N. offer five events (per semester) for members and the school; ending with our powerful Dedication to Excellence Ceremony! The Social Club also offers four internships during the academic year.

Speaking Engagements & Workshops

Leadership is one of the most widely discussed topics in the world. Its importance is monumental in the concept of business, success, and life. However, true leadership begins with your ability to lead YOU first. Learn how to lead, EVOLVE, and live the life of your dreams!

EVOLVE and Lead is a 3-hour workshop focused on one’s ability to lead YOU first, transform language, and build leadership and success strategies for life! Also available in a 1 ½ talking presentation for larger groups 25+ attendees (includes 25 signed EVOLVE Books).

  • Droning Through the Decades (What your life will look like if you don’t lead)
  • What is a Leader?
  • Rate Self
  • Success is a Language
  • Formula for Success
  • Building Your Team
  • My 4C’s of Connecting

Truth is… you are either in a relationship right now, just got out of one, or about to be in one. It would be a shame to not have the necessary knowledge about the most important feeling and concept on the planet… Love! Learn the 7 Ways that prove to make or break relationships and begin to live the life of your dreams! Learn how to Get Your Triangle Right, how to become a Dreamleader, how to C’s your house, manage the ruts, and so much more! (includes 25 signed 7 Ways to Love books)

7 Ways to Love is a 3-hour workshop mixed with presentation from my 7 Ways to Love book and forum style conversation; covering topics and chapters from my book. Also available in a 1 ½ talking presentation for larger groups 25+ attendees (includes 25 signed 7 Ways to Love Books).

  • Get Your Triangle Right
  • Relationship Board Meetings
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
  • C’s the Relationship
  • Construction Talk
  • Be Bobblehead Free
  • Be a Dreamleader

Learn about the Y.Y.E.N. Life-Enrichment Presentation and Contact Us today.

Mayleen DeFreece, W.O.M.E.N. Facilitator

Mayleen DeFreece, Y.Y.E.N.Facilitator

Jackie Wise, Y.M.E.N. Facilitator

Jackie Wise, Y.Y.E.N. Facilitator

Amy Snyder, W.O.M.E.N. Facilitator at Kutztown University

Amy Snyder, Y.Y.M.E.N. Facilitator at Kutztown University

Meet Our Alvernia Crew

Meagan Forster, Alvernia W.O.M.E.N. Intern

Meagan Forster, Alvernia Y.Y.M.E.N. Intern

Jeb Walston, Alvernia Y.M.E.N. Intern

Jeb Walston, Alvernia Y.Y.E.N. Intern

Meet Our Kutztown University Crew

Steven Robinson, K.U. Y.M.E.N. Intern

Steven Robinson, K.U. Y.Y.E.N. Intern

Ashae Felder, K.U. Intern

Ashae Felder, K.U. Intern

Julian Grey, K.U Y.M.E.N. Intern

Julian Grey, KU Y.Y.E.N. Intern

Seglinda Harrington, K.U. W.O.M.E.N. Intern

Seglinda Harrington, KU Y.Y.E.N. Intern

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