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Who We Are
 

Who We Are

We empower young people from under-resourced communities to envision and establish a positive future. Our programs expand learning and development opportunities to provide our graduates with the tools to reach their full potential in their education, career and communities.


Our Story


Project Morry is a comprehensive, youth development organization dedicated to providing young people from under-resourced communities in the tri-state area with access to valuable resources, experiences and support. For more than 20 years, Project Morry has delivered an impactful youth development program offering an exceptional summer camp experience, and year-round academic enrichment and mentoring. We have helped hundreds of young people develop the skills, positive values and self-esteem needed to succeed in school and beyond.

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Our Programs


Our nine-year commitment to each student begins in grade 4 and sees them through to high school graduation and preparation for college or the workforce. Project Morry often plays a role in our graduates’ lives well beyond grade 12, as they continue on to become successful, productive citizens able to give back to their communities and achieve their life-long goals. Many alumni are involved with Project Morry as volunteers and employees.

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Project Morry Changes Lives.
Our proudest accomplishments are the educational achievements and outcomes of our alumni.

In some communities we serve, as low as 61% of students graduate high school. Of the students that are supported by Project Morry:

98%

graduate from high school

85%

go on to higher education

91%

of college students achieve a college degree

Young Participant Stories

Although the numbers are important, we believe every young person’s story matters.

Rachel Andreus

In 2008, Rachel graduated from Cornell University, majoring in Applied Economics and Management, with a concentration in Marketing.

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Saul Arvelo

Saul Arvelo

Saul graduated from Hofstra University in 2010 with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Communications.

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Onyebuchi Chilaka

Onyebuchi Chilaka

Buchi has a background in the financial services industry and with nonprofit organizations.

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Brandie Lee Johnson

After completing her Project Morry experience as a camper, Brandie returned as a Drama Counselor in 2006.

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