Apply to YES

DHS YES is an opportunity for Georgia’s youth to experience leadership development and be the catalyst for change in their communities. Each regional cohort is comprised of 20 high school students who will grow alongside each other throughout the school year. Participants are selected through an application and interview process described below. Application for YES is closed and will reopen in 2018. If you are interested in applying to participate in YES, please contact
Déshané Velasquez at or 404-463-0745.


DHS YES members are expected to work hard alongside their peers for the common good of their community. Each meetup will be different, engaging, productive and fun! If selected to participate, you are agreeing to fulfill the following expectations:

  1. Make an effort to attend all DHS YES meetups and events planned in advance in order to successfully complete the program
  2. Stay in communication with other DHS YES participants and leaders in order to keep up to date on DHS YES happenings 
  3. Contribute in your fullest capacity during the duration of the series 
  4. Actively participate with a great attitude
  5. Uplift and support your fellow DHS YES peers

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