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“No matter what the height of your accomplishments, you stand upon the backs of others, benefiting from their sacrifice and generosity.”

Henry Ford
Author & Speaker


“Give a little to love a child, and you get a great deal back"

John Ruskin


“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more”

Anthony Robbins


“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”

Flora Edwards




CALL TO ACTION Youth Conference presented by Working in Progress

Please help Working In Progress Capital Campaign to reach their goal of $50,000 by making a donation to support our program.  Go to and click on the Donate tab/General Campaign. 



Increasing studies suggests that more efforts are needed to develop policy, programming, and community based strategies to address the alarming circumstance of African American male youth, WIP provides successful transitional programs for youth ages 12-18 in the Akron community.  Our programs empower young men and women to become leaders and expose them to fundamental life skills that allows for effective decision making 


We must stand in the gap for our youth, until they are strong enough to stand for themselves and one day stand in the gap for someone else.   If we don't then who will??