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



Coach Edgardo with the basketball team at the Bklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks ,Dec  2,2017 Barclays Center













Back to School Gala August 2018, Introducing
Golf this year, The BlackJewels












Proud to note that this is our 5th year(2018) of
hosting  a back to school event. in the past 5 years we have given away over 1200 fully loaded backpacks . introduced new sports 
to students and parents and created healthy
lifestyles for thousands.













NFL Regional Nov 21,2015 with Antonio Cromartie






















NFL Regional Tournament
with NY JETS Antonio Cromartie
November 2016














 


Spoke with Capt Astronaut Mark Kelley
 ( Husband of Congresswomen Gabrielle Giffords )about inner city Gun Violence May
3,2018






                                                                                               
Speakers at Barclays Center Gala Dr Daughtry , Mrs Daughtry  and Congressman Jeffries .






CC4Change first benefit Gala at the Barclays 
Center , Mr & Mrs Daughtry and Congressmen Hakeem Jeffries.
















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