Scope Urban Apparel is proud to be working with United Sisters of Color, Voices of Liberation, Brothers for Boston, Occupy the Hood Boston, the Blackstonian, 617 Live and FITT Body Bootcamp on Operation Backpack, an effort to supply underserved students with school supplies for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.

  • 42% of children in DorchesterRoxbury, and Mattapan live in poverty.
  • In 1990, 34% of African American children lived in poverty. Now, 35%. White children in poverty have dropped from 18.5% to 9.5%during same period.
  • 74% of the 57,000 Boston Public School students receive free or reduced lunch.
  • Because the Federal Poverty Standard has not kept pace with Boston’s high cost of living, the poor are poorer today than they were 20 years ago.
  • 35,000 households received food stamps in 2009.
  • Between 2005-2009 one in five Latino and African Americans were living at or below the Federal Poverty Standard.
  • Income inequality: White per capita income is at $45,6333 compared to $18,184 for African Americans and $16,266 for Latinos.
This  is why we need your help – to get the tools for success to those communities most in need. There are many ways to help.
DONATE. You can make a financial donation on our website, via the event, or via paypal to achilds@unstoppableassista