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Our structured, incentive-based programs lay the foundation for children to be accountable for their actions, especially when it comes to academics, nutrition, physical fitness and personal conduct.

We believe that for Urban Initiatives to have a significant influence on the lives of children, we must strive to provide opportunities for success, starting young and serving the whole child.

Our approach is to:

  • Engage kids through the appeal of sports and team membership
  • Enlist schools, families and neighborhoods to support the kids
  • Expand kids’ views of the world beyond their boundaries.