Participants expressed excitement about attending groups and being with their mentees/mentors. As well as, reported their involvement in the prevention educational activities, which according to group evaluations helped with adverse situations in school, at home, and in the community. Per 2018-2019 C.H.O.I.C.E. group evaluation, 100% of all "Dare to Dream “participants reported wanting the C.H.O.I.C.E. program to be offered in the school they attend next year.
The Dare to Dream Sports Leadership & Mentoring Program has participated as a Metro United Way’s BLOCS (Building Louisville’s Out-of-School Time Coordinated System) Star agency since 2017-2018 school year. The ultimate goal of BLOCS is to improve the academic performance and social-emotional intelligence of students, so high school graduates are college- and career-ready, and Louisville is able to sustain itself with a highly-skilled and employment ready workforce.