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Beat the Streets Announces GearUp! Campaign

Beat the Streets is proud to announce the launch of our GearUp! campaign which aims to provide athletic gear and apparel for 3,000 young wrestlers across the country. “Making sure our student-athletes are equipped properly when they enter practice every day is so important in achieving our mission of empowering youth through the sport of wrestling,” said Executive Director [...]

October 18, 2021|News|

BTS National Hires Ben Reiter as New Executive Director

Beat the Streets National is proud to name Ben Reiter as its new Executive Director. “We are excited to have Ben on board and are expecting great things under his leadership,” said Clinton Matter, Chairman of the BTS National Board of Directors. Ben has been a member of Beat the Streets Philadelphia’s executive staff over the past five years. “We will miss [...]

September 15, 2021|News|

This weeks BTS events on the Crisis in Youth Sports

Conversation on the Crisis in Youth Sports; the widening Opportunity Gap Wednesday, November 18th Beat the Streets Bay Area, BTS Chicago and BTS National in partnership with the California RTC are hosting a round table on the crisis in youth sports. Discussions will include the challenges posed to urban sports programs pre-pandemic and how the changes in school budgets will [...]

November 16, 2020|Impact, Philanthropy|

Amidst food scarcity concerns, BYW host community Garden

Furthering their initiative to shape youth development in Boston, Beat the Streets Boston ( BYW ) is engaging their student-athletes in entrepreneurial work, so that they can give back to their community. Every year, they have planted and maintained a garden in Roxbury, Massachusetts. In addition to this location, this group started another garden right at their office to enhance their personal [...]

August 11, 2020|Impact, Philanthropy|

Big success at nationals: BTS wrestlers star in Fargo

Chicago's Kaila Del Toro poses with her award after earning All-American status last week in Fargo   More than 50 qualifiers Double-digit All-Americans One historic national championship The numbers speak for themselves. This past week, Beat the Streets was well-represent at the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota after what turned out to be a [...]

July 25, 2019|News|

Boston Youth Wrestling joins Beat the Streets, maintains legacy

Boston Youth Wrestling founder José Valenzuela poses with two Boston-area wrestlers. As of last week, BYW received official accreditation to become an official Beat the Streets program. Tim came to Boston Youth Wrestling with his life ravaged by tragedy and hardship. Now, seven years later, his story represents a much bigger picture. Tim was one of the first [...]

July 23, 2019|News|

National title! BTS wrestler delivers historic win in Fargo

Angel Garcia gets his hand raised in Times Square following a win at the Beat the Streets New York Gala in 2016. On Friday, Garcia delivered a historic win to become the first male wrestler from a Beat the Streets program to win a Junior national title. (Photo by James Mangan, Beat the Streets Philadelphia)   If he truly is [...]

July 23, 2019|News|
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