OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE

StreetSquash is closed until further notice to help limit the spread of COVID-19. While our doors may be temporarily closed, please know that we have launched a comprehensive distance learning and support program for our participants. Our students’ well-being remains our top priority.

Click here to learn how we are adapting to COVID-19 from our executive director, and more about our comprehensive distance learning and support program for students.

Find helpful resources in our  Harlem Family/Community Member Resource Guide and our Newark Family/Community Member Resource Guide. These guides include resources related to distance learning, food access, mental health, financial aid, and more.


OUR MISSION

StreetSquash’s mission is to provide consistent, long-term, and reliable support to the children, families, and schools in Harlem and Newark. By exposing students to a broad range of experiences and by maintaining the highest standards, StreetSquash helps all participants realize their academic, athletic, and personal potential.


OUR GOALS

– To improve academic performance among all participants.

– To ensure all participants graduate from high school, enroll in and complete a post-secondary program, and gain meaningful employment.

– To help all participants develop healthy habits as it relates to physical and mental well-being.

– To support ongoing personal and professional development among all participants.

– To provide intensive squash training and ongoing competitive opportunities for all participants.


OUR IMPACT

100%
OF STREETSQUASH PARTICIPANTS
GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL

37% higher than New York City and Newark Public Schools

97%
OF STREETSQUASH PARTICIPANTS
MATRICULATE TO COLLEGE OR ANOTHER POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM

49% higher than New York City and Newark Public Schools

68%
OF STREETSQUASH PARTICIPANTS
GRADUATE FROM
COLLEGE OR ANOTHER POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM

More than 4x the national average for students in the same demographic

FROM THE BLOG

Throughout the month of November, StreetSquashers traveled near and far to compete in various squash tournaments. Our students have been Read more
Earlier this month, over 30 StreetSquash 9th/11th graders and staff visited NYC Votes – a nonpartisan voter engagement initiative in Read more
Last month, StreetSquash staff and participants came together to partake in College Application Week. The national event takes place annually Read more

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