Urban Improv wrote -The Urban Stride 5K and Fun Run will be held at 10:00am on Sunday October 2nd, 2016 in Franklin Park. Every dollar raised through the Urban Stride goes to support Urban Improv's Mentoring Program. About UI Mentoring: The Urban Improv Mentoring Program matches caring adults with Boston’s fourth and fifth-graders in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Started in 1999 as an adjunct to Urban Improv, the program continues the mission to help inner city children deal creatively with issues in their lives and to help achieve established goals. About UI: Urban Improv is an interactive program for young people that uses improvisational theater workshops to teach violence prevention, conflict resolution, and decision-making. The program's innovative curriculum helps students deal creatively with major issues in their lives. It is truly a rehearsal for life.