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We are looking for excellent volunteers! Like working with kids? Want to complete a community project? Are you a group fitness instructor ready to lead classes? Email to get involved.
We improve the health of families in underserved communities by promoting quality nutrition and active lifestyles. Our vision is to partner with local organizations to decrease rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes; thus, creating a health conscious change in the community.

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Inaugural 5K

  Join us on February 21, 2015 as we run through Vine City, English Avenue and Washington Park neighborhoods, that are in the shadow of the Georgia Dome, to show that we are united in our support of making personal health a community effort! Adults and youth are welcome to participate! Adults $25 now-2/8. $30 […]

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Westside Atlanta Charter School Field Day

Check out these highlights from our Westside Atlanta Charter School Field Day!  Post by Urban Perform. See full album on our FB page!

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5% Community Day at Whole Foods – Dec. 3

Please join us on, Wednesday December 3 at the Whole Foods Buckhead (77 West Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, GA 30305). 5% of stores sales will be donated to us!!   Come eat breakfast, lunch or dinner from the hot bar and finish up your holiday grocery shopping!

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Urban Perform Executive Director Featured in SELF Magazine

SELF Magazine honors Laura with Women Doing Good Award Urban Perform is proud to announce that our Founder & Executive Director, Laura Pritchard-Compton is honored by SELF Magazine as one of the 2014 Women Doing Good honorees. Laura has a genuine love for her community and those she serves! She has earned this award by her continued commitment to make exercise […]

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Give the Gift of Health

This holiday season, give the gift of health. As little as $15 can help someone change his or her life through exercise.


I Stride for UP!

Join us at West Stride Saturday, November 22 for a morning of striding and a day of shopping! 5% of all proceeds from the day go to us! Visit for more event details.

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Host a Fundraiser!

Make a huge impact by hosting a fundraiser in your community!   Please consider organizing a group fitness class to benefit Urban Perform.  It is as simple as finding a location, instructor and inviting your friends to workout for a great cause!  Our staff will happily help you through the process. Please email for more […]


2015 Internships Available!

We are looking for qualified, passionate individuals to intern with us for school credit.  The job description is below.  Feel free to email with any questions. Volunteer Job Title: Fitness Management Intern Reports to: Associate Director Time commitment: 15-20 hours per week Responsibility: The Fitness Management Intern will have the opportunity to work within […]

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Learn about Urban Perform

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Leadership Character Award

LAURA PRITCHARD-COMPTON NOMINATED FOR A 2014 LEADERSHIP CHARACTER AWARD Atlanta, Georgia — September 9,2014 – The Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership and Atlanta-based Turknett Leadership Group have announced nominees for the 11th Character Awards. Laura Pritchard-Compton, Founder and Executive Director of Urban Perform has been nominated for the 2014 Leadership Character Award in the […]

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