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Collective  FriendsGiving
& HERO Scholarship Dinner

"To Love and To Be Loved"

 We're  celebrating our love of Black Youth with The HERO Collective

on November 28, 2021!!!

Support our mission and vision  as we purposefully and intentionally move into 2022

(1) To educate, empower and equip 

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

(2) To provide  scholarships to students and young entrepreneurs .More details to come as we introduce The Virgil James Sr. HERO Scholarship ! 


 Join us to share incredible memories, enjoy a fantastic meal and  support Black Youth and young people of color ! THANK YOU for your sponsorship and donations as we celebrate this Beautiful Black Collective.

Scholarship Dinner Tickets 

$55 adults / $40 youth (12-17)

Children 11 & Under FREE

Invest in Black Youth this Holiday Season

Happy FriendsGiving

& Happy Holidays! 

Cash App $HEROPhilly  


February 2022

 Self Love Circle 

 “ A Love Letter To Black Girls"

We're Hiring a Program Manager

Fitness/Dance Instructor

and Therapists to support our HEROGirls program 

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

Email Resumes and Letters of Interest:

with HEROGirls in the subject line

Monthly Schedule 20 hours 

Provide Wellness Check-Ins

Two Virtual Dance & Fitness Workouts

Two Virtual Mindfulness Activities 

 Coordinate Sunday Brunches  

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
2022 Membership

HERO Benefits

Join Our Members Only

Private Group Chat

First To Know : Scholarship Resources

Receive a HERO Love Box

stacked with freshly Baked Cookies,

Black T-shirt and Collective Journal  

shipped to your door


Meet & Greet 

Virtual Zoom MeetUPs 

Every other Monday @ 7PM


Help freed the hungry and homeless with

Black Youth 4 Justice

#StreetOutreach Team 

2 Saturdays A Month


 Collective Membership 

$30 per month / $360 per year


$100 per month /$1200 Annually

(includes all programs,  trips + travel)

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.  


January 2022

Revolution or Reform?

Amplifying Youth Voices & Stories

Sparking social change through collaboration and economic empowerment 

Philly MeetUps : Friday 1/7/ 22  

MLK Day 1/17/22

Lead Instructor: Mrs. Nadiyah Jackson



Black Youth 4 Justice 



Violence and poverty plague our communities.  Sharing Mental Health resources,healthy meals, free food  and  hygeine Kits throughout the pandemic

in the neighborhoods that need us most.  Donate or Volunteer 

2 Saturdays a Month.  

Cash App $HEROPhilly 

Connect with Elisha Abney

BY4J, President

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You have an idea, a craft, a talent.

Youre an innovator a visionary, creative. 

You're ready to be mentored  and  turn your dreams into reality? YEC is for you. Investing in Black youth in the incubator and accelerator stage cohorts. 

Workshops Mondays @ 8PM EST

Pop Up Shop @ Street Outreach

Connect with Shanira Mitchell 

YEC President