A future full of new possibilities for over 700 kids is what we created in our first year alone. In 2022, we plan to expand our program offering to support a richer palette of expressive artforms, increase our volunteer/mentor base by 30%, and serve the East End school district by provisioning a new shuttle bus for our afterschool program.
Click below to view our 2021 Impact Report and full Strategic Plan for 2022 and beyond!

Strategic Plan Summary

  • Program Offering Expansion
    • Cinematography – we plan to procure the equipment and expertise to start offering new opportunities for young filmmakers
    • Theater Arts – we are building a small amphitheatre to seat up to 200 on the Southwest quadrant of our farm’s cleared play area to support spring and summer outdoor productions.
    • Meditation – in partnership with a local yoga practitioner, we will offer daily guided meditations designed for kids to ease the transition from school to creative relaxation.
  • Volunteer & Mentor Recruitment
    • Art Coop Exhibits – We have secured permission for a regular rotating exhibit in the East End Cultural Center to raise awareness and dispense information about how to get involved.
    • School Board Partnerships – We plan to present our program in front of 3 local area school boards to garner support for free busing to our afterschool program as well as program accreditation to enhance teacher and parent involvement.
  • Vital Needs Support
    • Cafeteria Food Rescue – Through partnership with area schools, we will expand our hot meal and snack offerings by recapturing unused cafeteria food items.
    • On-Site Laundry Facilities – We plan to add 3 washers and dryers to ensure all our students leave our facility with clean clothes for school or play the following day.
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New Programs For The New Year

Get a sneak peek of what’s in store for our students through our new and improved Studio offerings!

Student Reflections

Read what our students have to say about the impact of our programs on their lives, and help us create more stories like these with your generous donation today!

“As an early-stage Ed-Tech startup, our alliance with Marcellus Wiley and Project Transition has been highly instrumental in our development. He has helped us establish a blueprint to build on ”
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Rob Kingyens, Founder & CEO – Yellowbrick
“Marcellus is a model for pro athletes who want to go from on-the-field excellence to reinventing themselves and being excellent on the radio and TV. They think what he’s doing ”
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Magic Johnson – NBA Hall of Fame Legend, Business Mogul
“Working with Marcellus and his Project Transition team has been an extraordinary experience for us, especially in the early stages of us launching our Advancing Black Pathways initiative. The alliance ”
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Rick Barragan, Managing Director – J.P. Morgan Private BankGrade 6
“Having the ability to introduce young students to the intricacies of a high-level media career path in the 21st century has been a tremendous asset for our curriculum offering here ”
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Chris Baccus, Co-Founder & Executive Dir. – The Limitless Initiative