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Our Mission is to empower youth to become future leaders and servants of their community through positive mentorship.

YBF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to educating and inspiring our youth to better their world by showing them how to take charge. We recognize that many factors affect our youth’s fulfillment and strive to offer stimulating activities and programs that provide them with an endless array of exposure and opportunities. 

Contributors

Adem Aluka

Executive Director/Founder

Michael Smith

Jesse White

Secretary Of State of Illinois / Honorary Member

Strategic Planning & Technology Program Development

Kodjo Aluka

Strategic Advisor

Miriam Smith

Programming & Operations Management

Asli Mccullers

STEAM programming 

Peter Cremer

Marketing & Operations

DJ Adekunle

Marketing Operations

F.A. Events

Wade Gotwals

Yoga Teacher & Recruiter

Dustin Kendrick

Volunteer, recruitment, Outreach,  Guaranteed Karma

Tamara Kissoon

Language and Culture intern

Andrea Marie Cargill

Kenneth Perry

Outreach

Technology Advancement 

Barry A. Benson

Development/Grant and Partnership advisor

Laura Nagle

Creative

Brian Frazier

Marketing & Music advancement

Mickey Wozniak

Special events & Music arts

Victoria Denenberg

Outreach

PARTNERS

We thank the representatives of these respective companies and institutions who have served us and facilitated partnerships.

We look forward to our continued relationships.

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