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A TAX EXEMPT 501(c)(3) ORGANIZATION

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•12,000+ youth and their families in attendance during the summer of 2016

 

•Over 3,000 young people participated in our healthy initiative to combat Austin’s obesity

 

•50+ youth trained in community outreach

 

•Over 20 local businesses boosted revenue through Jump On It’s direct marketing and vending opportunities

 

•Over 10 successful partnerships with health-oriented organizations

 

•Kick started Teen Entrepreneurial platform

 

1. Educate thousands of youth in a way that gets them positively involved in their communities

 

2. Give our youth an alternative to being a statistic in the judicial system by showing them realistic success & project management

 

3. Bridge the communication gap between youth and law enforcement

 

4. Change the culture of how urban youth are received and handle themselves in day to day life

 

Not only are youth able to gain access to so many needed resources in one place at one time they are able to enjoy positive fellowship with one another over the summer months.

 

Youth organized events

 

Family supported activities

 

Encourages youth to strive for success

 

Provide education and resources about drugs, domestic violence & more

 

Central Location easily accessible

 

Jump On It teaches the youth cultural awareness and how to positively express themselves through art

GET INSPIRED

The concept for Jump On It came into being in 1996 when Mrs. Dorothy Turner, a long time community activist, met the then 16 year old Charles Byrd, a.k.a. NOOK, at the Turn Your Back on Violence community forum.

 

Mrs. Turner issued a City-wide call for youth to come forward with ideas and initiatives on how to re-instill a sense of pride and usefulness into Rosewood Park, one of the oldest parks in Austin, located on the historic East Side. Jump On It was born. Bringing together the entire community week after week during the summer months.

 

In the summer of 2017, Jump On It will be held in central austin at Givens Park every week from June 21, 2017- August 9, 2017.

HIGHLIGHTS

•“Event of the Year” Award (2013) Austin Hip Hop Awards

 

•Over 12,000 youth and their families in attendance (Summer 2016)

 

•Over 3,000 young people participated in our healthy initiative to combat Austin’s obesity

 

•50+ youth trained in community outreach

 

•Kick started Teen Entrepreneurial platform

 

•Declared the “Largest Outdoor Urban Concert Series in Texas” (2002) by Texas Music Office

2016 SUCCESS

2017 GOALS

PROGRAM BENEFITS

MISSION

"Educating through Entertainment"