First Year Partner Organizations

The following is a list of our partner organizations in the first year of their partnership. Fair Chance seeks dynamic, youth-focused organizations who have innovative programs and inspiring leaders. We are delighted to be working alongside the following partners:

Amara Legal Center - The Amara Legal Center provides free legal services to survivors of sex trafficking and individuals harmed through involvement in commercial sex in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Chance Academy - Chance Academy is an education tutoring program and cooperative for homeschooled children that helps parents manage their child's education by offering arts-integrated, experiential, and site-based learning in age-appropriate small groups.

Empowerment Enterprise II - seeks to reduce inter-generational poverty and unemployment by equipping youth with alternatives to negative influences through life-skills coaching, musical enrichment, paid internships and job readiness training.

M.A.N.U.P. - Making A New United People (M.A.N.U.P.) is a community created organization that mentors and supports underserved youth, to achieve educational and life success and end the school-to-prison pipeline. Our programs provide young people with at least one caring adult or system of support.

The MusicianShip - The MusicianShip provides free music lessons and exposure to the music and media industries to at-risk youth. Their goal is to create well-rounded musicians and shift their life trajectories to pursue educational pathways and become better public citizens.

YOUR Community Center - YOUR Community Center provides structured programming for youth to promote their academic, cultural, social, and emotional development. YOUR Community Center is ‘open when school is closed’