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The 2nd Annual Collective

"The Greatest Love of All " 

We're  celebrating our Collective accomplishments at HERO

on November 7, 2021 in Philadelphia  !

As we purposefully and confidently move into 2022

we have THREE major goals:

(1) To educate, empower and equip 

an additional 1000 young leaders, young entrepreneurs and youth activists to THRIVE


(2) To secure and build our healing centered,

HERO Homebase & Innovation STEAM Lab which will employ 100 Collective Leaders to support their educational and entrepreneurial goals!

(3) To provide  scholarships  to ten Collective Leaders and members on November 7, 2021! More details to come as we introduce The Brenda Alderman James Esquire & Virgil James Sr. HERO Scholarship ! 


 Join us to share incredible memories, enjoy a fantastic meal and  support Black Youth and young people of color ! Virtual attendance will also be available to our supporters all over the world! THANK YOU for your sponsorship and donations as we celebrate this Beautiful Black Collective

Scholarship Dinner Tickets Sales

$75 per person, $150 per couple

 $500 Table (7)

Highlighting Philly Youth: Artists, Activists Creatives, DJ's, Poets and Entrepreneurs

Deadline to purchase October 1, 2021

Happy Collective FriendsGiving !  



milkshakes & mascara  

‘A Love Letter To Black Girls’


Spring / Summer 2021

 Self Love Circle 

 “ A Love Letter To Black Girls"

We're Hiring a Program Manager

and Fitness/Dance Instructor

to support our HEROGirls program 


Licensed Therapists, Wellness Coaches, Teaching Artists and Educators are encouraged to apply



with HEROGirls in the subject line

Weekly Schedule 15-20 hours 

Provide Wellness Check-Ins

Two Virtual Dance & Fitness Workouts

Two Virtual Mindfulness Activities 

 Coordinate One Monthly In-Person

 Sunday Brunch  

Coordinate Annual Suite Retreat Event

HEROGirl gatherings are safe, sacred spaces, centered for/with Black girls and young women of color, rooted in Healing, Empowerment, Resilience and Opportunity.

More Events

Join The Collective

2021 Membership

HERO Benefits

Join Our Members Only

Private Group Chat

receive support, engage in mindfulness apply for scholarships/grants,

and connect with your peers

Receive a monthly HERO Love Box

or  Cafe & Cookie  Box

shipped to your door

Gain insightful knowledge, skills 

and FUN experiences via  

Virtual Zoom Every Sunday 

4 PM EST @the.herocollective

Help freed the hungry and homeless with

Black Youth 4 Justice

#StreetOutreach Team on

Saturdays in Philly @12:30PM


Accelerate Your Milestones 

Participate in weekly Financial Literacy workshops and the tutoring sessions you need to succeed in school and life

Find your purpose, Pursue your Goals  

Build your Body, Mind, Soul, Community

and Business with The Collective 

We'll mail your first Welcome Pack

Full of Treats after your First Wellness Consult 

and monthly payment is received 

via cashapp or paypal.

 Collective Membership 

$25 per week

$100 per month /$1200 Annually

Collective Questions? Email 

Elisha Abney, BY4J President

  Shanira Mitchell, YEC President

For the safety of all participants 

Masks are required and PPE is provided for 

all live, In-person service opportunities.

Due to the potential  close contact of

The Collective Leadership Team 

Negative COVID-19 Test Results and On Site 

Temperature Checks are required.  


Join The Collective: 

Black Youth 4 Justice + 

Young Entrepreneurs Club

Spring & Summer 2021 Cohort 

is now accepting applications for membership ! Join the group chats, connect with your peers, build your business, practice mindfulness, get supported by a mentor and tutoring with your school work. Fill your 

'Tool Box' with valuable skills and opportunities.  


Black Youth 4 Justice 



We're serving FREE FOOD, Hygeine Kits and sharing Wellness resources to  children, teens and families in need  throughout The City of Philadelphia.

Can you Donate $100 or Volunteer 

5-10 hours a month ? Your generosity 

is appreciated! Cash App



One Dozen Freshly Baked

Thick & Soft Cookies

Includes 2 -2 oz. canisters of Medium Roast Ground Coffee,  Shipped directly to your door in a Beautiful HERO Love Box . Order 1 or 2 for  your favorite humans. Perfect Gift! $35