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People Helping People Today, along with its subsidiary, the Atlanta Xpress AAU program, will facilitate the enhancement of the following:

Sportsmanship and respect through participation on Atlanta Xpress team

  • There are many life lessons that can be leveraged from basketball.

  • Learning to respect your team, your teammates, coaches and the officials will be a skill that transitions into all phases of life.

  • Playing on a competitive, travel team will teach the importance of discipline and diligence.


Academic enrichment through testing, tutorials, and SAT Preps workshops

  • All players are required to provide copies high school progress reports and copies of their transcripts.

  • In addition, to establish an academic baseline of achievement the California Achievement Test will be administered. This test will also identify any achievement gaps the player may currently have.

  • Students that score on or above grade level will immediately begin the SAT Prep Workshop conducted by Sylvan Learning Center.  This workshop will provide 30 hours of instruction and will include testing strategies, 3 timed practice SAT tests and techniques for improving their scores on the essay/writing, verbal. And math sections per session.

  • For those students that score below grade level, hourly tutorial in point specific courses will be delivered.  Sylvan and/or local high school resources will be utilized to deliver the hourly tutorial sessions in the players neighborhood.

  • The SAT Workshops will be delivered at our school/practice venue and lunch will be provided prior to practice.


Participation in the PHPT Life Skills

  • Seminar Series Seminar series featuring community and business professionals, entrepreneurs, collegiate coaches and players, careers counselors and former professional athletes to share their perspectives, advice and life experiences.


Community and Civic Outreach

  • Giving time and talent to communities and individuals in need exposes our youth to a reality they may not be familiar with.  It allows them to develop new perspectives and gain a greater appreciation for their own reality.  It connects them with those that are outside their standard circle of influence and creates a greater affinity for mankind. Annual Christmas to drive Serving at a shelter Camp counselors at summer children's basketball camp

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