Fighting for a brighter future.
Our mission is to be the strongest alternative to gangs. We arm young people with the support and skills they need to restore their lives and improve their neighborhood. Crushers Club is rooted in four ideals—respect, discipline, ownership, and love—that give our members a fighting chance.
OWNERSHIP
Crushers Club members learn to take charge of their lives and their futures. They alone own their actions and they alone own their victories.
LOVE
Feeling loved is the only way to be able to love others and love yourself. Crushers Club provides the unconditional love and support these young men need as they fight to change their lives.
DISCIPLINE
Working hard and following rules is everything. No swearing. No talking about others. Lots of sit-ups, push-ups, and sparring. Discipline is the only way to win both inside and outside the ring.
RESPECT
To get it, they have to give it. At all times. No excuses. Being a member of Crushers Clubs means treating everyone with the highest level of respect.
TRANSFORMATION THROUGH BOXING
INSPIRING DREAMERS
A FAMILIAR MODEL
PROOF OF SUCCESS
Life of a young Iraqi girl

“Hi, I’m good, though it has been depressing to go back to Iraq after everything I saw. I was accepted and supported there, and I came here to find that not even my family accosts me or support me. I mostly read novels in my free time or play video games. As what I write, I don’t know

Becoming A Runaway

Yesterday, I ran away from home. No, I’m not the typical runaway teen I ran away because I felt trapped and felt like I didn’t matter to the people who meant the most to me. My sister and I had a small fight that turned into a big fight because she made it into something

The Encouragement Lend a helping

They look at Me like I’m crazy. Do they think that maybe. I’m a sinner of My own kind. I’m rapping My own rhyme. I fly high to the sky, no lie. You can’t achieve to decieve Me. I’mma get My college Degree, no GED. I’m drama free, so You see I’m anxiously waiting on

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