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WINNERS Lacrosse

Urban ED WINNERS Lacrosse uses lacrosse to help underserved youth ages 5-15 reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible young men and women. All WINNERS programs are free of charge for participants, including equipment. “Before I came on as...

Urban Ed

Urban ED According to the DC Department of Employment Services, in certain parts of the city there are more jobs available than qualified applicants resulting in high unemployment rates. For example, in Ward 8 the unemployment rate is 14.2% versus 4.4% in Ward 3. When...

Teens Run DC

Teens Run DC Teens Run DC promotes the physical, social, and emotional well-being of underserved youth through mentoring and distance running. When Teens Run DC sought out a Fair Chance partnership, their passionate leadership was brimming with ideas but needed...

School Justice Project

School Justice Project School Justice Project is a legal services and advocacy organization serving older students with special education needs who are involved in DC’s justice system. According to Executive Director Claire Blumenson, the Fair Chance Partnership was...

Access Youth

Access Youth Students who are frequently truant or suspended have a greater risk of dropping out of school, being unemployed or becoming incarcerated. In DC, 8,500 students are marked as truant, 5,200 are suspended, and 3,000 are arrested. Access Youth identifies...