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Peace Wars

A series of team focused games that encourage youth to participate in healthy competition, practice good sportsmanship and keep them moving.  The games are designed to develop a sense of community pride by interacting with other youth from their neighborhood.

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Cole Minds Reading & Literacy

Cole Minds is a reading literacy program focused on encouraging students in K-9 to read at least 15 minutes a day.  Piloted in several Dayton Public Schools, the purpose of the program is to ensure that every child is able to read increasing their aptitude for learning in all subjects.

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Cole Climb

The Cole Climb is the only tower run in Dayton, Ohio.  Tower running, also known as stair climbing, is considered a sport where participants will run up 30 flights of stairs or 600 steps at the Kettering Tower.  Climbers can choose between a timed climb or a fun climb.

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Cole Minds Leadership Development

A character and leadership development program for African American male athletes, the program is designed to develop youth beyond their athletic abilities. The program encourages social responsibility, community services and soft skills necessary to for advancement.

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