Concerned Community 4 Change - Sports/Mentoring Program

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” - George Bernard Shaw

  KEEPING IT REAL: Quotes and Facts
  • Obesity is the number one health killer in our community.  It is the precursor to diabetes and heart disease.

  • Calories and Activities: Participating in football can burn 472- 931 calories per hour, basketball can burn 472-931 calories.
  • "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.
  • Childhood obesity is preventable.
  • "Boys don't drop out in the 12th grade. They physically dropout in the 9th grade, they emotionally and academically dropout in the 4th 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.

Images of CC4Change At Work

Some of our players participated in the 
Junior Chef TV show on Channel 5 
- December 12, 2015
NFL Regional Nov 21,2015 with Antonio Cromartie

Tyra Black, US OPEN Tennis Juniors 2016
Sept 6,2016

NFL Regional Tournament
With NY JETS Antonio Cromartie
- November 21,2015 

"A Village Raises Its Children Prepared"
Back to School Supply Giveaway
Kingston Park
- August 27,2016

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