Mentors

These mentors are concerned about education of our youth and are transforming tomorrow's futures today!  read more

Pace4Education

The program provides comprehensive mentoring/coaching programs for youth ages 10-18. We utilize empowering strategies that enhance and embrace positive social, emotional and educational attributes. read more

Basketball Academies

These past athletes lead basketball academies and camps to focus on teamwork, skills and our youth's confidence  read more



Funding Partners & Contributors: 

2017​
  • St. Paul Foundation

  • Hardenbergh Foundation

  • Youthprise

  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (Matching Funds)

  • General Mills

  • Schultz Foundation

  • Judy Miller-Thomas

  • Clyde Turner

  • Bill Sands

  • Doug Lennick

  • Brian Slawik

  • Jeff Thom

2016​

  • St. Paul Foundation
  • Hardenbergh Foundation
  • Youthprise
  • City of Minneapolis
  • Brian Slawik
  • Doug Lennick​
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (Matching Funds)
  • General Mills
  • Jeff Thom
  • Judy Miller-Thomas
  • Clyde Turner


2015​

  • School contracts
  • Individuals
  • ​Foundations
  • Doug Lennick
  • Tradition Capital Bank
  • ​Bill Sands​​

2014

  • ​​Cultural Wellness Center
  • ​Sanford Middle School
  • Doug Lennick
  • ​Bill Sands
  • School contracts
  • Tradition Capital Bank

Partners & Contributors

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Partners in the community:

2017
  • St. Paul Public Schools
  • Family Values for Life
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Burnsville Public Schools
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation
  • First Covenant Church of St. Paul
  • St. Paul Park and Recreation
  • East Phillips Neighborhood Association
  • Little Earth
  • St. Paul Foundation - African American Futures Initiative

2016 
  • St Paul Public Schools
  • Cultural Wellness Center
  • Family Values for Life
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Burnsville Public Schools
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation
  • First Covenant Church of St. Paul
  • St. Paul Park and Recreation

2015 
  • Johnson High School
  • Harding High School
  • ​​St. Paul Central School


2014 
  • ​Bruce Vento Elementary School 
  • Sanford Middle School 
  • Maxfield Elementary School 
  • North High School 
  • Rosevelt High School
  • Sanford Middle School
  • ​​St. Paul Central School
2013
  • Farnsworth Middle School
  • Sanford Middle School
  • Bruce Vento Elementary School
  • Dayton Bluff Elementary School
  • ​Hazel Park Prep School
2012
  • Hazel Park Prep School
  • Best Academy
  • Johnson A. Johnson Elementary School
  • Rondo Learning Center
  • Farnsworth Middle School

PAST ATHLETES CONCERNED ABOUT EDUCATION

Support Partners: 


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