Changing lives, one game at a time.
served 250 youth
The mission of the Boston Pro Summer League is to leverage the visibility of sports and its major athletes, as a means to recognize, support and mentor academic excellence and achievements in urban youth. They focus on providing youth with alternatives to stay off the streets and become engaged in healthy summer activities. The Boston Pro Summer League Fund (BPSLF) will provide urban youth with a positive community event, support and recognition from their peers for their successful academic achievements. They’ll have the chance to see exceptional professional basketball athletes in action, participate in a variety of healthy activities and connect with positive role models when they are out of school.
To provide 2-8 urban youth who have obtained a full academic scholarship to a recognized academic institution with a computer, a mentor/coach for guidance and an annual scholarship.
Obtain commitments from the business community and elected officials to support the cross-sector community-building effort.
Strengthen the community through positive youth mentoring.