NEXT Steps YEP Receives the GuideStar Exchange Seal

For Immediate Release

Atlanta, GA –The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (NSYEP) received the GuideStar Exchange Seal, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The Seal demonstrates to NEXT Step‘s vast support-base our deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. See NSYEP’s Guidestar Profile

“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said SPOKESPERSON. “As a GuideStar Exchange member, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange Seal, NEXT Steps had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on, including our annual report, photos, and latest news articles, etc.

“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Dana Jewel Harris, Executive Director of NSYEP. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives like the 2012 Young Chef Tour and our 3rd Annual 2012 H&F Summer Training Program.  Partnerships with Hands On Atlanta’s Civic Leadership Program and the Mayor’s Youth Program have helped make our urban agriculture, S.T.EM. training and youth entrepreneur programming sustainable and successful.  We are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress.”

About the GuideStar Exchange

The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange member is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for membership. The GuideStar Exchange Seal, acknowledged as a symbol of transparency in the nonprofit sector, is displayed on all Exchange members’ report pages.

To learn more about the NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program, please visit us at
Facebook: NSYEP Atl
Twitter: @nextstepsyep


News Contact:  Dana Jewel Harris |


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