Expanding The Vision

Our first Lead Coach begins to “pay it forward” by using what he learned from Desire Street to help coach other partners, enabling us to reach more ministry leaders! Our family of coaches and partners just keeps growing. One day we hope to see every neighborhood...

New Direction

Feeding over 100 teenage boys is expensive! Desire Street had to make the unfortunate decision in 2009 to close our school. So after graduating the class of 2010, we refocused our energy and resources on expanding the scope of our work, to coach and care for multiple...

Hurricane Katrina Hits

Katrina wiped out most of Desire Street’s progress in New Orleans. But it propelled the ministry forward in its original goal to replicate revitalization in other cities across the Southeast and beyond. To fulfill a promise to see the original students graduate from...

Desire Street Academy

In 2002, to meet the needs of students who were left behind by failing schools in the area, Desire Street Academy, a junior-senior high school for neighborhood young men, was opened at 3600 Desire Street.
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