Wright Middle

YOUTH Empowered to Achieve (YEA!)

Learn English, become familiar with school in the US, get better connected with your teacher, your school and your community. Join YEA, Youth Empowered to Achieve! This NAZA-funded after school program is only one small component of services offered to the immigrant and refugee communities by Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE). At NICE, our leadership, staff, and volunteers have experience working with people from diverse communities including refugees, asylees, and other immigrants to the United States. Since 2005, NICE has served over 30,000 people from 72 different countries. YEA! will not only help you understand how your school works, but how to be successful in school and life. Through homework support, academic instruction, social emotional learning, and youth leadership opportunities, YEA! Is designed to teach young people to trust in themselves, better understand and act on their emotions, discover their strengths, and leverage those strengths.

  • Contact:

    Miranda Atkinson, miranda@empowernashville.org

  • Location:

    Wright Middle, 180 McCall St, Nashville, TN 37211

  • days/times:

    Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm-6:00pm

  • Transportation:

    MNPS bus transportation is available.

  • Who can enroll?

    Wright Middle Students