Promoting the Health and Stability of Young Black and Latino Males in Harlem
During 2009, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol delivered a comprehensive array of services that were designed to promote the health and stability of young Black and Latino males in the Harlem neighborhoods of New York City.
- The program served some 70 young males through its Rites of Passage core program. Another 56 young men participated in the after-school program, a summer leadership program and a training program for social activists.
- Program staff trained some 234 educators in strategies and methods for working effectively with at-risk young people.
- Program staff produced two educational products: Why Did This Happen? Content, Perspective, Dialogue: A Workshop Model for Developing Young People’s Reflective Writing and Black Boys Don’t Cry: Manhood in Urban America, a video featuring interviews with Brotherhood program participants.
- After School: Connecting Children at Risk with Responsible Adults to Help Reduce Youth Substance Abuse and Other Health-Compromising Behaviors August 28, 2008
- Three Online Competitions Seek Collaborative, Innovative Solutions to Entrenched Health and Social Problems September 29, 2008
- Three Organizations Win Changemakers' Competition for Innovative Solutions to the Challenges Facing Young Men July 8, 2009
- Newark, N.J., Brotherhood Health Initiative Seeks to Engage Troubled Young Minority Males in Health Care System August 22, 2007
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