President and Vice President Recieve Comcast NBC Leadership Award
July 11, 2017
Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 67 City Year alumni who are continuing their commitment to strengthening community, inspiring, mobilizing, and empowering others, creating and developing sustainable solutions for social change and who exemplify the core values of City Year.
This year, Alex Peay and Mubarak Lawrence were celebrated for their contributions of Rising Sons/ Ones Up
President Alex Peay and Vice Preisident Mubarak Lawrence become 2016 Echoing Green Fellows
July 24, 2017
Alex Peay and Mubarak Lawrence have been awarded Echoing Green’s Black Male Achievement Fellowship to help their newest venture, Ones Up, a Philadelphia nonprofit organization that will grow out of the Rising Sons. As part of their 2 year fellowship, they will receive $90,000 as well as access to resources, tools, technical assistance and a global network of fellows.
President Alex Peay recieves NBC's 28 under 28 of the Nations Top and Game Changers and Innovators
July 24, 2017
Alex Peay was 1 of 28 presented profiles of notable black entrepreneurs, policy makers, athletes, entertainers, activists, and artists NBCBLK will reveal one profile each day of the month in honor. While some of the honorees are familiar faces, others are pillars of their communities, unsung heroes with stories to tell.