The Urban Enrichment Institute

Empowering Boys to Become Responsible Men

The Urban Enrichment Institute is built to serve economically distressed neighborhoods to overcome the urban problems of gang violence, drug abuse, high teen pregnancy rates, school dropout and crime.


Enrichment Programs

Graphic Arts

Crafted for aspiring graphic artists, this program is a gateway to unleashing creativity, mastering industry-standard tools, and bringing imaginative concepts to life.


Designed to inspire young minds and nurture the next generation of innovators, our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program is a gateway to a universe of exploration and discovery.


Participants in our Photography Program embark on a hands-on journey, learning how to capture images and convey emotions, perspectives, and narratives through their lenses.

Music Production

At UEI, creativity meets cutting-edge technology to shape the music producers of tomorrow. Our program stands out for its hands-on approach, allowing students to dive deep into the world of music production.

College and Career Readiness

Our College and Career Readiness Program is meticulously designed to equip young minds with the tools, guidance, and confidence needed to navigate the path to college and achieve professional aspirations.

Culinary Arts

Discover the art and science of cooking in UEI's Culinary Arts Program, led by the talented Chef Tia. Our program is designed for young aspiring chefs who want to explore the world of culinary delights.

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Empowering At-Risk Boys


UEI works on a holistic approach to youth development beyond just tutoring or mentoring.

Our programs provide a comprehensive approach to youth development, offering opportunities for growth, learning, and personal enrichment. Through partnerships with schools, community organizations, and corporate sponsors, we have created a supportive network that uplifts and empowers young men in Houston’s historic Fifth Ward.

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Empowering At-Risk Boys during Adolescence


UEI services are designed to empower young men, nurture their potential, and pave the way for a brighter future.

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We are on a mission to transform lives through education, and with your support, we can continue empowering young men in the Fifth Ward. Get involved as a volunteer or mentor and make an impact with your time and expertise.


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