Seventeen years of research confirms that most successful adults who grew up in disadvantaged neighborhoods or were labeled "at-risk" became dissatisfied and wanted a different life. They knew there was a different life they could live and they learned how to succeed in a world they had never before navigated.
The Thompson Twins Book Series is a culturally appropriate and engaging series designed to appeal to inner-city low income children, while having a broad appeal to all students ages 8 -12.
At Achievement U, we offer books, film-making projects, and other experiential activities, that engage students with people who grew up with adversity and created successful lives. Our programs help you empower low income inner-city young people to dream and know that they can thrive.
We provide the tools and resources parents, teachers, community and faith-based organizations need to help young people achieve their goals.
Achievement U, Inc is a 501(c)3 Charitable Trust Corporation
The Thompson Twins Book Series introduces 4 - 6 graders to real life role models while engaging their imagination in a fun adventure.
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Our Vision is to stretch comfort zones, transform lives, create abundance thinking, and help low income students achieve beyond their wildest dreams.
Our Mission is to provide transformative experiences through books, film, and art that empower, infuse self-confidence, and develop a personal commitment toward the achievement of individual gifts and goals.