Young Leaders Council

Mission Statement

Young Leaders Council’s mission is to train diverse, committed individuals to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit organizations and make a difference in the community by replenishing the volunteer leadership base.

University School of Nashville

Mission Statement

University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic, and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.

UpRise Nashville

Mission Statement

Nearly half of Nashvillians live in financial poverty according to a 2022 Metro Social Services report. UpRise is a place where Nashvillians experiencing poverty — single moms, veterans, people overcoming addiction and incarceration and refugees — are equipped with training and education that uniquely fits their life circumstances and goals.

In as little as 10 weeks, participants called UpRise Leaders can launch a career with upward mobility and full benefits that allows them to provide for themselves and their families. UpRise Graduates earn an average of $21,800 more per year in their first year of work and experience a 57% reduction in the need for SNAP (food stamps).

Transformation Life Center

Mission Statement

Our Mission:
Ignite (purpose), Inspire (success) and Transform the lives of African American collegiate students and youth living in underserved communities through Education, Leadership, Health & Wellness.

Our Vision:
“Cultivating future leaders to positively impact their community and the world!”

Our Programs:
Pathway To Success Initiative (P2SI) Leadership Academy
(10 Week Leadership Academy + College Scholarships)

Black Men Run, Brown Boys Read Initiative
(Literacy + Leadership + Health: 2nd to 5th Grade African American/Black Males)

12th Annual Steps of Success 5K Run/Walk
(Annual Fundraiser – September 10, 2022)