Nashville, TN (615) 810-6630

WHY WE CAN'T WAIT

Why We Can't Wait, Inc. Provides A Nontraditional Program For Boys 12 -18 Years Old That Reside In The Tony Sudekum/ J.C.napier Housing Projects and neighboring Middle Tennessee communities. Our Participants Are Surrounded By 24 Hours Of Negative Opportunity, Help Us Be The Positive Difference!

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WHY WE CAN'T WAIT

Why We Can't Wait, Inc. Provides A Nontraditional Program For Boys 12 -18 Years Old That Reside In The Tony Sudekum/ J.C.napier Housing Projects and neighboring Middle Tennessee communities. Our Participants Are Surrounded By 24 Hours Of Negative Opportunity, Help Us Be The Positive Difference!

Give Today

WHY WE CAN'T WAIT

Why We Can't Wait, Inc. Provides A Nontraditional Program For Boys 12 -18 Years Old That Reside In The Tony Sudekum/ J.C.napier Housing Projects and neighboring Middle Tennessee communities. Our Participants Are Surrounded By 24 Hours Of Negative Opportunity, Help Us Be The Positive Difference!

Give Today

WHY WE CAN'T WAIT

Why We Can't Wait, Inc. Provides A Nontraditional Program For Boys 12 -18 Years Old That Reside In The Tony Sudekum/ J.C.napier Housing Projects and neighboring Middle Tennessee communities. Our Participants Are Surrounded By 24 Hours Of Negative Opportunity, Help Us Be The Positive Difference!

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Services We Provide

CCM Leadership Academy

CCM Leadership Academy is a city-wide, eight week summer enrichment program that serves youth / teens  ages 6 -16. The program targets inner-city youth and preps them for academic success while developing them physically, socially, emotionally as leaders.

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WWCW Jr. Read to Rise

The WWCW Jr. Read to Rise program is city-wide and geared toward rising 3rd /4th grade boys. Scholastic summer bundle book reading, coupled with grammar sessions and weekly spelling test, is one of the highlighted features. The program includes activities that help participants learn many skill sets.

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WWCW South

WWCW South targets boys 13 – 18 years of age that reside in Tony Sudekum/J.C. Napier housing projects. Our goal is to develop leaders and prep them for academic success while engaging them in real life experiences that will assist them in becoming productive men.

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WWCW East

WWCW East serves boys 13 – 18 that reside in James Cayce housing projects, Levy Place and 37206/37207 zip codes. We have developed many programs to help focus the children’s development into productive men in the community while preparing them for success with thier studies.

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Our mission is to empower and develop youth and teens in underserved communities

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Our Projects

Second Harvest Foodbank

After another night of community service, Our WWCW South young men packed 17,850 pounds of food for those in need. Again, it is opportunities such as this that give our participants a reference point of service and specific experiences that they can list on their resume as they enter the workforce.

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Public Speaking

Pastor William Green of Tabernacle of Glory, Adjunct Professor at the American Baptist College, and Toastmaster’s Lead, spoke to our young men about the importance of not only public speaking, but how meaningful it is to be a young and rising leader in Nashville.

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CPR Training

CPR training is important because it can save your life, your friend’s lives, your parents’ lives, or even a stranger’s life. Getting trained is easily accessible to anyone who wants it and not hard to complete. Learning the basics can be empowering, and it is something you will remember throughout your lifetime.

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The First Tee

The First Tee is an youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to kids and teens. Through after-school and in-school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect, and perseverance.

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LEADERSHIP

Meet the people behind WWCW

Darrell Caldwell

CEO/Executive Director

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Anthony Hall

Vice-President of Programs

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Walter Stuart

Vice-President of Operations

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Partners & Supporters

With our professional development and career shadowing experiences, our goal to guarantee that our students are career-ready.

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