May 1, 2019
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education is a CITRS client and a Philadelphia non-profit dedicated to preparing youth for success in an inclusive community through tennis, education and character development programming. Legacy honored Mr. Hamlin for his lifelong dedication to the Philadelphia community and his dynamic work developing character in our nation’s youth.
During the program, Mr. Hamlin commended Legacy for their dedication and investment in character development with urban youth. Also, Mr. Hamlin briefly introduced guests to CITRS and its mission of comprehensive character development. CITRS partners with school districts and youth organizations to develop character-centered environments where students thrive ethically, socially and academically and provides resources and tools to educators and organizations to help urban youth be successful in life.
CITRS supports Legacy’s continued focus on character development and expects Legacy to become recognized as a National Sports Organization of Character by Character.org in the future. Mr. Hamlin stated, “CITRS is proud to partner with Legacy on a shared vision for our youth and bring this national recognition to Legacy.”