BENEFITING: TENACITY INC
ORGANIZER: TENACITY INC
EVENT: 2015 Boston Marathon
EVENT DATE: May 09, 2015
As a Boston Public Schools employee, I see first hand the struggles of urban students. Programs like Tenacity give these students a real opportunity to be successful now and in the future. Read below to find out a little more about Tenacity, and please consider supporting me through my first marathon by donating to a great organization!
Tenacity’s Pathway to Post-Secondary Success is designed to impart the skills and resilience needed for under-served youth to succeed in school and life.
Tenacity's school-year programs serve at-risk urban students in Boston with our:
Elementary Program - Teaching tennis to 4th and 5th graders.
Middle School Academy - Our core program - literacy tutoring, homework help, tennis instruction and team tennis competition, high school selection, family engagement.
College Prep - Seeing our MSA students through high school to earning their diplomas and applying to college or pursuing other approved post secondary endeavors.
Alumni Services - Staying active with our community of graduates - helping them stay in college, finding jobs, reaching successful adulthood.
Tenacity's summer programs serve youth in Boston:
Summer Tennis & Reading Program in Boston serving over 5,000 youth with a fitness and literacy program that keeps kids active and occupied during summer recess.