HERO empowers, educates and equips youth to pursue a debt-free degree, pursue entrepreneurship, build strong families and build their communities.
HERO envisions a world of thriving families, unburdened by the stranglehold of student loan debt and oppression.
Black youth 4 Justice
YOUR LIFE MATTERS. YOU MATTER.
YOU ARE LOVED.
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 has provided three Anchor programs as solutions:
AND despite the COVID-19 pandemic, our youth leadership team gathered virtually every week during the Summer of 2020, cultivating The Collective: #BlackYouth4Justice and #YoungEntrepreneursClub.
Our Collective Commitment Includes Four (4) Objectives For Our Members:
I. Heal InterGenerational Trauma
II. Pursue Purpose
III. Dismantle Systemic Oppression
IV. Build Generational Wealth