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

Name: Johannes Thuerauf Age: 18 School: Fridericianum Yrs. of exp: 9 Coach’s name: Norbert Thuerauf and Phil Whitlock Shelby and Read more
Three years ago to this day, I was nervous about what was to come in the fall. I was transferring Read more
Name: Cameron Neely Age: 15 School: Xavier High school Yrs of exp: 0 Favorite type of squash: Butternut So this Read more

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