“I commend the Education First, Athletics Second Coalition for the great things they do in the community and for our children. [I'm glad] to share my personal experiences with this fantastic, character building organization.”
--K. DeLarber, parent
"I heartily recommend the organization as one that is making a difference in the lives of adolescents that will have lasting impact.”
-- D. Blevins, parent
The mission of Education First, Athletics Second Coalition (EdFirst) is to build strong community relationships through education, recreation, and positive interaction between adults and youth.
EdFirst strives to provide youth and adults in the Kansas City metropolitan area with the education and leadership skills they need to be successful and productive in today’s society.