Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education
Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education is a program that provides young people, and in particular those from low-income families, with tennis instruction, education and leadership development. The mission of the organization is to help these youth make positive choices, succeed in school, and grow up into productive and responsible citizens. Tennis instruction allows the children to build their confidence in a safe environment. Arthur Ashe is a Hall of Famer who is noted for his achievements both on and off the tennis courts. He was a big supporter of education and worked throughout his career to cross barriers and to serve as a role model.