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Welcome to


Our Mission

HERO empowers, educates and equips youth to pursue a debt-free degree, pursue entrepreneurship, build strong families and build their communities. 

Our Vision

HERO envisions a world of thriving families, unburdened by the stranglehold of student loan debt and oppression.

Black youth 4 Justice

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    Amplifying Black Youth Voices ...

Black youth and YPOC face seemingly insurmountable odds every day within their homes, their schools and their neighborhoods. They survive poverty, violence, depression,  Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) , hopelessness and trauma. But HERO is an Anchor for young people! Our Wellness team and therapists, nurses, social workers, and coaches; engage youth in social-emotional learning, fitness activities and ART making . For the past 6.5 years, HERO Programs 2022-2023

  • Media Arts: Documentary Film& Photography

  • Dance

  • CampusReady

  • HEROGirls

  • YoungHEROsCook

Our Collective Objectives

I. Heal  InterGenerational Trauma 

II. Amplify Black Youth Voices

III. Empower through Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship

IV. Create Opportunities: Build Generational Wealth

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