Concerned Community4 Change - Sports/Mentoring Programs
 "Life is not a 'brief "candle'. It is a splendid torch that I want to make burn as brightly
  as possible before handing it on to future generations " -George Bernard Shaw
Summer Basketball Mentoring League
Summer Basketball Mentoring League
Mentoring Programs
Mentoring Programs
Helping them reach their potential
Our Annual Childhood Obesity Forum
Our Annual Childhood Obesity Forum
Cc4change Launched The First Lady "Michelle Obama" Let's Move Initiative
NFL PLAY 60 PROGRAM
NFL PLAY 60 PROGRAM
Starts in August
Concerned Community 4 Change is a group of Educators, Actvists, Social Workers, Moms and Dads, Physicians, and  Concerned Citizens who
have come together to address the deeply disconcerting trends of our youth. These trends include childhood obesity, academic failure, and under achievement.
 
 
  KEEPING IT REAL: Quotes and Facts
 
 
  • Obesity is the number 1 health killer in our community. It is the precursor to diabetes and heart disease.
 
  • "More than 50% of the Kids in my practice are obese and the parents don't perceive it as a problem" said-Dr Delgado, San Rafael Medical Center in Chicago.
 
  • Chidhood Obesity is Preventable.
 
 
  • "Boys don't drop out in the 12th grade. They physically drpoout in the ninth grade, they emotionally and academically dropout in the fourth grade"-Jawanza  Kunjufu.
 
  • It costs approximately $12,000 per year to keep a student in school. It costs more than $31,000 a year to keep an individual in prison.
 
 
 
Our mission is to provide a mechanism for at risk-youth to make positive, healthy decisions for themselves.
 
Our vision is to engage youth in programs that put positive principles into practice by providing programs that build healthy, minds, bodies, and spirits. The outcome of our vision, will produce well balanced adults that will be able to handle the challenges of today and tomorrow.
 
Core belief: Love Yourself, Enhance Your Mind, Embrace Diversity, Build Your Community.
Concerned Mom
Concerned Mom
Concerned Social Worker
Concerned Social Worker
Guide Me
Guide Me
Concerned Dad
 
 
 
 
 
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