Uniting Youth And Young Adults.
Our History & Inspiration
The Unsung Heroes Leadership Foundation was founded in 2017 by Jeffrey Coprich Jr. after graduating from the University of California Berkeley He desired to unite youth and young adults across inner city communities in an effort to direct their energy towards a positive end.
Jeffrey’s goal, as realized through the Unsung Heroes Leadership Foundation, is to make the communities we live in better, stronger, healthier – one child at a time.
According to the LAPD website
- 80% of violent crimes are committed by youths 14 through 24 years old.
- 85% of the victims are male Hispanic and African Americans.
- Most violent crime victims are between 14 and 24 years old.
- Most suspects know their victims.
- Most of the violent crimes occur in the minority communities.
What Drives Us
Our mission is to empower inner city youth to be a positive change in our communities, families and the world through education, service, exposure and giving.
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
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To provide guidance to at-risk youth
To provide guidance to at-risk youth, causing them to recognize their talents, establish personal goals and pursue their dreams by building character, self-esteem, self-respect and promoting unity, personal and social responsibility.
To broaden the experiences of Inner City youth
To broaden the experiences of Inner City youth by providing opportunities that will ensure and enable them to be productive, successful and positive leaders such as, participating in humanitarian causes and mentorship programs.
To provide educational and recreational trips
To provide educational and recreational trips to expose the youth to different cultures and historical landmarks.
To teach them the importance of education
To teach them the importance of education and its necessity to excel by providing college tours, offer tutoring in all courses as well as have them tutor other youth as they progress and excel in their studies. Also, provide access to programs designed to prepare students for college.
To prepare young adults for the work force
To prepare young adults for the work force by offering life skills workshops providing information on how to dress and conduct themselves on interviews and jobs, phone etiquette and financial planning.
To encourage community service by partnering
To encourage community service by partnering with other organizations designed to keep our communities clean, caring for the homeless, elderly, underprivileged and illiterate.
To encourage, reward and support students
To encourage, reward and support students as they strive to achieve their educational and career goals by offering scholarships, awards and public recognition.