About Us

Straight Up Nation was created by D&J Empowerment Group Co-Founders Durale Harper and Jeffrey Marcel. Two guys from humble beginnings doing what God has called them to do and that is to serve. They both have a deep passion to help those who are in need and to serve their community in any capacity. Their goal is to not only impact the community but to impact the world.

Straight Up Nation is an organization built to provide tools and resources to anyone who may need help. We are here to help bridge the gap between schools, communities and families. Whether that be through thanksgiving meals, bikes for Christmas, Youth Impact Events or community outreach programs. 

Our Nonprofit is not only giving out a helping hand but we are empowering people to build better lives for themselves and the people around them