About Us
We have an obligation to invest in our children and our schools.
Academic and Community Empowerment (A.C.E.), is a non-profit organization designed to provide academic guidance, mentorship, and community empowerment to young men and women of color who live in communities located within Longview, Texas.  The organization, under the leadership of The Founder and CEO Kedarious O. Colbert, is dedicated to the systematic improvement and eradication of the statistics that deter positive growth and development of youth in the Longview, Texas community.

Our Mission

To provide young men and women access to Academic support, Community Resources, and Empowered Minds to achieve educational excellence.

Our Vision

To enhance academics guidance, and community resources that will ensure an empowered, engaged and prepared population of youth in the City of Longview, Texas. 

“We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.” 
 - President Barack H. Obama