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2015 Tenacity Gala

Join us for the 2015 Tenacity Gala!

The 2015 Tenacity Gala will be an evening to remember. We invite you to join us and see first-hand how less advantaged students across the city are demonstrating the courage and tenacity to graduate from high school and achieve post-secondary success. Click here for details and to purchase tickets.




Help the 2015

Tenacity Marathon Team reach its goal of raising $125,000 for Tenacity.

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Director of College Prep & Post-Secondary Services


A Rewarding Career Opportunity:

Tenacity is looking for a seasoned youth development expert who has experience working with adolescents and young adults from under-served neighborhoods. The College Prep & Post-Secondary Services Director is an ideal position for an experienced manager who knows how to develop and inspire a young staff, who has a deep understanding of what is required to reach and motivate high school and post-secondary students to be successful, and appreciates the value and necessity of metrics and data to improve outcomes.


To apply, click here.




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Tenacity Alumnus Aldel Brown Featured in Harvard Gazette



Tenacity Alumnus featured in Harvard Gazette


Tenacity Alumnus Aldel Brown Featured in Harvard Gazette
photo courtesy of Harvard Gazette and Mike@bridgestreetproductions.com




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Click below to register for Tenacity's Summer Tennis and Reading Program


Founded in 1999, Tenacity has served over 30,000 Boston students with our high quality school-year and summer programs. Our aim is to impart the skills and resilience needed for under-served youth to succeed in school and life.

School-year pathway programs

Elementary Program introduces young students to the game of tennis and to the Tenacity Pathway.

Middle School Academy
for 6th - 8th graders
is our core school-year program, combining academic enrichment with tennis instruction, competition and life skills.

College Prep for Middle School Academy graduates provides
academic support services emphasizing education, graduation, and post-secondary endeavors for high school students.

Alumni Services promote the continued success of our post-secondary students as they face the challenge of college or other pursuits leading to productive and rewarding lives.


Tenacity serves over 5,000 Boston and Worcester youth at neighborhood sites each summer, providing tennis and structured reading sessions designed to keep children’s minds and bodies active while preparing them for school in the fall.


Tenacity Partners