The BASE is re-imagining pathways to success for urban youth.

The BASE operates a premier national urban youth training academy which combines sports and academic opportunities with a methodology that cultivates excellence, belief and love. We are making the invisible, visible and shining a spotlight on the limitless potential of our young people.

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Imagine…

If every black and brown child growing up in urban America believes they can achieve greatness regardless of the uncertainty they live with…

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Imagine…

If all sectors mobilize their best efforts and resources to create multiple pathways for success for urban youth that are relevant and contextualized for them to realize their fullest potential…

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What if…

The BASE is able to shift mindsets so that urban youth are considered one of our nation’s greatest untapped assets…

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Franklin Sports Press Conference
Franklin Sports Press Conference

Stoughton, MA. (June 8) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker paid a visit to Franklin Sports headquarters Wednesday, speaking at a ceremony announcing a new partnership between the global sporting goods company and The BASE, a pioneering urban baseball and college prep program based in Roxbury, MA. Gov. Baker said the agreement — which includes donated

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Batter Up: Justine Siegal, founder, Baseball for All
Batter Up: Justine Siegal, founder, Baseball for All

In launching the country’s first urban girls’ baseball program, The BASE has drawn inspiration from many pioneering figures. None is more visible, or passionate, than Justine Siegal, founder of Baseball for All, a national organization promoting gender equity in youth baseball. On and off the field, Justine has championed equal access to a sport that

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2016 College & Career Night
2016 College & Career Night

On May 18, The BASE celebrated its third annual College and Career Night by honoring 62 student-athletes who are graduating from high school in 2016. Family members, friends, and supporters gathered in Roxbury to salute the seniors, each of whom a laptop computer courtesy of the EMC Foundation. The Class of ’16 brings to nearly

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What people are saying...

What people are saying...

If I want my son to be a citizen of the world, he needs to play for The BASE.

ParentBASE Student-Athlete
What people are saying...

Both of our organizations believe in education, empowerment, and creating a better Boston.

Brian BicknellDean of Academics, Ben Franklin Institute of Technology
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The BASE is teaching urban kids to win.

Alan KhazeiCo-founder of City Year and Be the Change
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