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YEA! is a program that takes students between the ages of 11-18 through the process of starting and launching a real business or social movement over the course of an academic year. By the end of the class, students own and operate fully-formed and functioning businesses, which may be carried on after their graduation from the program. YEA! aims to teach students at an early age how to make a job, not just take a job. “We are so thrilled and currently preparing for year two of #YEALincoln,” said Judy Copeland, Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce president. “It was incredible to watch the...

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