Access and exposure to youth sports can have a positive impact on a child life outcomes especially for those Black and Latino youth of the inner cities who often benefit from quality structured programs with caring adult mentors.
Limited resources in communities of color put our youth at greater risk of becoming disengaged, disconnected, and cut off from pursuing their dreams.
and the Bronx to participate in soccer for minimum to no cost.
2. Develop and prepare youth to be CONFIDENT, COMPETENT and CARING future leaders.
3. Develop a creative player from the inner city that will positively impact US Soccer
Respect Ourselves And Respect Society
A LION IS:
CONFIDENT, COMPETENT, & CARING
80% of those graduates have gone to college
Since 2006, FC Harlem has served more that 7,000 youth across all programs
100% of LIONS participants perform a minimum of 25 hours of volunteer service annually.