On Wednesday, July 31st, the Commonwealth’s political, corporate and community leadership along with more than 400 diverse student-athletes from across the country came together and celebrated the naming and the official groundbreaking BASE’s new national headquarters at 150 Shirley Street in Roxbury. The state-of-the art headquarters and practice facility was made possible by funding provided by The Lewis Family Foundation. Charlotte Lewis, of the Lewis Family opened the new BASE HQ by celebrating and extolling on the love, accountability and Earn Your Spot ethos that are core tenets of the BASE programming. The BASE along with its championship programming, also provides extended hours and academic enrichment programming for young people from Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan. In partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, the Roxbury based nonprofit is at the forefront of re-imagining pathways to success for inner-city youth and changing communities.