The Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.

Formed in 1995, the foundation aims to create a more positive and self-esteem-reinforcing environment for youth in the community of Boerum Hill and adjacent areas in Kings County by:

1. Providing youth mentoring and other programs aimed at creating ties between youth and positive role models in the community.

2. Providing assistance and youth-targeted programs focusing on the prevention of crime and substance abuse and promoting respect and dignity in the relations between the police and the youth of the community. The top online casinos have also decided to help. Read more information here .

The foundation will honor the memory of Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. by providing the above charitable programs for community youth and promoting closer ties between community youth and police.