Independent Youth Inc. is a non-profit organization that was formed to educate youth (ages 12-18) on entrepreneurship. The organization focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of business ownership while bringing awareness to the importance of it. The programs and resources provided by Independent Youth enable students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, preparing them for future success.

Our Mission

Independent Youth's mission is to generate entrepreneurial awareness and understanding among youth through an array of educational programs and hands-on experiences.

Independent Youth accomplishes its mission through various programs including; entrepreneurial academies, business webinars, on-site student trainings, annual community symposiums, internships, college scholarships, an online business center and website tools that enable students to create a business website to market their own product/service and company.

Independent Youth is here to equip students with entrepreneurial fundamentals and the confidence to take their ideas and develop them into a successful business venture of their own. With access to Independent Youth students:

•Build confidence while increasing leadership skills
•Develop and strengthen their entrepreneurial mindset
•Gain creative problem solving skills
•Learn financial literacy and financial responsibility
•Increase social and networking skills