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18 results for “zips”

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18 results for “zips”

23 Big Dreams: Brett Coole

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The incoming 8th grader at Hyre CLC in Akron paced back and forth as he intently watched every play...

We Are Zips

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LeBron, The Foundation, and The University of Akron have committed to a long term partnership that will, at the least, see nine classes of Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCullough

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As a proud member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network, Arlissa embodies the spirit, the fight, and the determination that Akron has become known for.

23 Big Dreams: Arsean McCullough

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What does it feel like when you’re told you may not be able to chase your dreams? What is that moment like when everything you envision for your future is ripped away, if only for a moment?

Hot Off The Presses: A Heartfelt Thank You

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If you caught a copy of last Sunday’s Akron Beacon Journal, you may have seen a spread of hundreds of smiling faces staring back at you.

23 Big Dreams: Cameron & Carlissa Robinson

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The 13-year-old twins from Jennings Middle School already have a clear vision for the family restaurant they want to open and operate in Akron...

23 Big Dreams: Miah Massey

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When Miah entered third grade, she entered the LeBron James Family Foundation’s original class of "Wheels for Education" students. With this added layer of support, Miah’s confidence...

23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampier

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If this story sounds familiar, it’s because it is. As a young boy, LeBron James used to walk the streets of Akron carrying two of his most prized possessions...

23 Big Dreams: Jamil Wright

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There’s something about exploring the way things work that makes Jamil Wright tick...

A Special Moment at the JAR

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Saturday, January 18 was a special day for Zips Basketball. The men's team was having a showdown with top ranked...

TO DO ALL OF MY HOMEWORK

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How are all of my Wheels for Education all-stars doing? I heard some of you guys had the chance to cheer on our Zips. Did you enjoy the game?

23 Big Dreams: Wilfred Steadman

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As the young boy sat and stared at the world map hanging in front of the classroom of his Akron public school, he felt a wave of emotions as his eyes scanned for the place he was born.

I PROMISE Mentor Program

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Motivated by 1,127 incredible lives, we are passionate about the metric of growth.

23 Big Dreams: Galaxie Quinn

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For incoming fifth grader Galaxie Quinn, who has all of that and more, it’s her selfless disposition and poised determination...

23 Big Dreams: Julia & Rosina Subba

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When Julia and Rosina Subba first arrived in Akron, Ohio, they did not speak a word of English.

Let's Go Zips!

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In the battle against high school graduation rate, early college campus exposure is an indispensable ally. In our battle against...

23 Big Dreams: Christian Presutti

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Considered something of a walking encyclopedia by his friends and family, Christian is a true science whiz.

Expanding Our Reach

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On Tuesday, Professor Greer, his mentors, and the Foundation held a special meet and greet for Mentee parents...