Race 4 Achievement provides pathways to education and academic excellence for students primarily in the Lowcountry and Upstate regions of South Carolina and the Charlotte metropolitan region.

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Who We Are

Established by a group of young educated professionals, Race 4 Achievement Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit that combines educational-based practices, cultural enrichment, and community service initiatives to provide avenues for uplifting the community while nurturing and encouraging civic-mindedness, career focus, and scholastic achievement among middle school and high school students.

Mission & Vision

To encourage and promote the uplifting of communities through advocating and supporting initiatives for challenged youths and distressed communities.

To help lower high school dropout rates, increase standardized test scores and increase college enrollment.

Our Objectives

At Race 4 Achievement, we have five key objectives. By living out our mission and striving toward our vision, we are positioned to achieve our goals that in turn make a difference in the lives of the youth we serve.


 To educate participants through firsthand experiences.


To encourage youth to advocate for improvement in society.


To place youth in environments that inspire professionalism​.


To motivate the determination to excel through community service, educational endeavors and mentoring.


To create and sustain four college tours per semester, per region.