Up2Us Sports – Louisiana | Volunteer Louisiana

Up2Us Sports – Louisiana

Up2Us

As the nationwide leader in sports-based youth development, Up2Us, a national nonprofit, harnesses the power of sports to reduce youth violence, promote health, and inspire academic success for kids in every community. Our research, training, and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change.

In New Orleans, Up2Us is targeting the childhood obesity epidemic by providing underserved neighborhoods with 22 AmeriCorps members who will serve as sports-based youth development coaches for approximately 1,190 kids.

Focus Areas: 
Education
Parishes Served: 
 Orleans
Number of Members: 
7 Reduced Full Time, 7 Half Time, 12 Quarter Time
Program Contact: 

Jerita Mitchell, Program Director

935 Gravier Street, Ste. 1014
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: (504) 265-7336
Email: jmitchell@up2ussports.org

Website: www.up2us.org

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Instagram: @up2ussports | @up2ussportsnola