"Project Fighting Chance works to find the best in you, we refine your strengths and challenge your weakness to make you a better athlete and an even better human being." Ian Franklin, CEO
Project Fighting Chance (est 1999) an active youth program located at historic The Home of Neighborly Service features:
- Nationally ranked championship amateur boxing.
- Afterschool enrichment dedicated to the social-emotional needs of youth ages 8 - 18.
- Trauma-informed service provider serving inner-city San Bernardino and surrounding areas.
- Certified healthy meal food provider for food insecure youth and families.
- Provider of mentoring, homework assistance, behavior modification and performing arts enrichment programs.
- Has assisted, trained and mentored nearly 6000 youth in fitness, aggression diversion and healthy living.
Project Fighting Chance is the 2020 California Nonprofit of The Year and a thriving youth and community valued resource working with families, school districts, municipalities, business partners and multiple like-minded community partners to reduce childhood violence, aggression and trauma + food insecurity through the disciplines of amateur boxing, social-emotional learning, mental wellness and civic engagement best practices.
Our Mission is to function as a viable safe space and trauma resilience support system for youth and young adults, at-risk, while assisting them to become positive contributing members of society.
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