Up2Us Sports – Louisiana

As the nationwide leader in sports-based youth development, Up2Us, a national nonprofit, harnesses the power of sports to reduce youth violence, promote health, and inspire academic success for kids in every community. Our research, training, and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change.

In New Orleans, Up2Us is targeting the childhood obesity epidemic by providing underserved neighborhoods with 24 half-time AmeriCorps members who will serve as sports-based youth development coaches for approximately 2,500 kids.

Parishes Served: 
 Orleans
Number of Members: 
20 Half Time Members
Program Contact: 

Luella Provenza, Chief Regional Officer

1010 Common Street #2533
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: (504) 338-9946
Email: lprovenza@up2ussports.org
Website: www.up2us.org

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