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Mission

 

​TRUE Skool's mission is to engage, empower & educate youth, families and communities

through transformative arts and Hip Hop Culture.

History

 

​TRUE Skool, Inc. has provided services and programs since 2004 and was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2005. Since our inception, TRUE Skool has continued to work with local and national artists, middle and high school aged youth, local and national community based/youth organizations, public officials, law enforcement agencies, small businesses, large corporations and schools/universities to empower youth and young adults through our unique pipeline services.

​​Why Hip Hop?​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Do you remember the days of your youth when you were excited to go to school, actually liked your teacher and wanted to learn? Today in Milwaukee, with one of the lowest high school graduation rates far too many young people see school as an obstacle rather than a means to success in life. TRUE Skool understands that we MUST create new solutions to old problems. Poverty, a troubled public school system, lack of positive opportunities and jobs for young people…things MUST change and we demand it happens now!

 

Coming from the “Golden Era of Hip Hop” our instructors understand that Hip Hop culture was a positive empowering force in our lives as young people. It introduced us to past and present leaders, educated us on political and social issues through music and art, created new entrepreneurial opportunities and exposed us to different cultures and arts in ways that school never did.

We understand how popular culture, specifically Hip Hop Culture, has the power to provide unexplored opportunities for youth.  Our unique programs, is just that...an opportunity for participants to make significant change in their lives. They can look back and see the connection between our programs and changes in how they see themselves and their ability to be successful in life.

Join the Movement! Your generous contribution can make a big difference:

 

  • Empower Local Youth Leaders: Your support directly contributes to the personal growth and development of the next generation of community & workforce leaders. \

  • Boost Visibility: Align your business or family with a meaningful cause and gain positive exposure in the community through our cross-promotional donor acknowledgments. 

 

We understand that every business or person is unique, and we are open to discussing a tailored partnership that aligns with your philanthropic goals and/or marketing objectives.

 

To learn more about how you can support our after-school activities, please contact us today!

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