Our Mission

The mission of Heads Up For Our Youth is to educate, motivate and provide opportunities for young people that will have a positive impact on their lives empowering them to become strong and productive members of our society.

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HEADS UP FOR OUR YOUTH: THE WORK

My Big Brother Barber

Heads Up For Our Youth presents Heads Up Barber and Beauty ” My Big Brother Barber” program. We met some amazing young men with big personalities  from Aycock Middle School. For more information about this event email us at HeadsUp.Wendover@gmail.com

Basketball Skills and Drills Clinic

The kids really enjoy the skills and drills portion of our athletic program. We teach the basic techniques to master and then challenge the to step outside of their comfort zone using creative drills. We use sports as a gateway to communicate, motivate and inspire our youth to great. For more about our skills and drills sessions email us at Headsup.Wendover@gmail.com

HUFOY Back to School Rally

Heads Up 2nd Annual Back To School Rally was a huge success! We want to thanks all the great people who made this event special. For more information about this event email us at Headsup.Wendover@gmail.com

Community Building with Heads Up

Community Building is a very important part of what we do. We believe that open communication between our youth, law enforcement and business owners builds awareness and trusting relationships.

Young boys and Greensboro Police Officers getting to know one another at Heads Up Barbershop

Young boys and Greensboro Police Officers getting to know one another at Heads Up Barbershop

 

Financial Literacy For Young People

We’re always creating new ways to spark the minds of young people. What better way to get them engaged than talking about money. Heads Up For Our Youth teamed with Harpco Benefits Alliance to put a Financial Literacy for young people to teach them about money, saving, and investing. The event was awesome! The youth were engaged and they took notes and discussed what they learned from the  session. A parent of one of the youth had this to say –  ” I appreciate the knowledge and financial education provided to my son. The conversation we had on the ride home made me excited for his future.”

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These young people have information that some adults have yet to learn.

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

This was a special moment during one of our basketball skills and drills events. The young man surrounded by the coaches and mentors was a natural lefty and during the first dribbling exercise he became frustrated. He became discouraged and began to cry. The coaches and mentors went to him to encourage and challenge him to step outside of his comfort zone and learn a new technique. He opted to have a one on one dribbling coach  and by the end of the session he was all smiles.

Lefty working on Right hand dribbling

Lefty working on Right hand dribbling

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If you want to meet positive individuals coming together to provide opportunities for our youth come network with us Dec. 9, 2016

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We, .@HeadsUp4215, did it again! Free haircuts & lunch for some local middle schoolers, plus a high energy science lesson. #payitforward

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If you want to meet positive individuals coming together to provide opportunities for our youth come network with us Dec. 9, 2016

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