Femi Memorial Outreach

Empowering Students. Turning Lives Around.

A tutor reviews homework with a student A student refers to his notes as a tutor looks on Femi Memorial Outreach fosters friendship between students A Femi Memorial Outreach Tutor aids a student Femi Memorial Outreach has helped students grow and learn across Chicago's school system Femi Memorial Outreach employs tutors from local universities Students and tutors work closely in the Femi Memorial Outreach After School Program A student works diligently in the Femi Memorial After School Program


Femi with FriendsFemi Memorial Outreach was founded in 2004 to honor the life of Olufemi (Femi) Robert Martin Pedro, a first generation Nigerian American male of immigrant parents who died from a rare cancer on August 21, 2004 at the age of 19. Femi was an academic scholar, an award-winning athlete, a respected leader among his classmates and his peers, and a young man with big dreams for his future. He was a loving and devoted son, a doting and caring brother, a fond nephew, a fun-loving cousin and a loyal and trustworthy friend.

To honor his legacy, Femi Memorial Outreach Fund was incorporated on October 1, 2004 as a 501©(3) organization to provide homework assistance through an after-school tutoring program designed at helping students improve self-esteem and social interaction while improving academic success. Femi Memorial Outreach provides individual and group tutoring to strengthen basic literacy and math skills among at-risk and immigrant students. Femi Memorial Outreach facilitates students through educational support, remedial coaching, socialization and mentoring to achieve success in the classroom and support their growth in the community in which they live.

Join us in helping students succeed. Help us develop creative minds. Support us in growing dreams. Empower your child to become one of Femi’s Scholars.