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Champion Academy

1 Pleasant St., Suite 406
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: 585-571-7087x1002
Contact: Veronica Wilson, Partnership Manager

The Champion Academy Extreme Mentoring & Empowerment Initiative (Champion Academy) is an innovative mentoring program in Rochester, NY providing hundreds of teens in poverty the much-needed support necessary to maximize their potential in school, at home and in the community.

Founded in 2015 by NFL Super Bowl Champion and former teen in poverty, Roland Williams, the Champion Academy combines firsthand knowledge of the cultural nuances of urban teen culture along with proven mentoring fundamentals to produce unprecedented academic and social emotional outcomes.

Wish List:

Volunteers Needed:

Champion Welcome: Celebrate the arrival of students to our programs with applause and high fives.
Our Summer Orientation program will start on July 15 and end on July 26, Monday through Friday at Northeast/Northwest College Prep at the Douglass Campus. The school is located at 940 Fernwood, Rochester, NY 14609. We are in need of volunteers that can show up daily from 2:30 – 3:30 to participate in our Champion Welcome.



New Listing 5/11/2019.

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