mentoring teens fighting for a better future.

help the Champion Academy make a difference


The Problem

Rochester is in trouble...

Thousands of teens are growing up in neighborhoods infested with gangs, drugs and violence, leaving teens feeling hopeless as they look for a way to escape the cycle of poverty.

...But we are fighting back

The Champion Academy provides the support, accountability and skills that teens need to fight for their future. Our members learn to create a positive vision for their future and use their negative past experience to fuel their success.

The Solution

ROle Models

We strategically place adult and peer mentors in the lives our members so they the have support that they need when and where they need it.

Positive Goals

We help our members connect emotional management and academics performance to their future success.

Life Skills

We also provide members with the skills they need to reach their goals.