HOW DO WE WORK?
Through facilitated activities and in a safe environment, we will enable the boys to have shared experiences, supportive conversations and peer mentoring. These efforts will aim to boost morale, character build and bolster a sense of self-acceptance. “The Boys' Room” will also foster a willingness amongst the boys to cooperate with one another so that they 'survive and prosper' within their own social construct; a dynamic we call 'Social Cohesion'. The goal is to enhance our boys socially and academically as well as to set the foundation for critical thinking.
WHO ARE OUR KIDS?
African American boys and Latino American boys attending independent elementary schools in NYC and beyond. Ages 7-10 years of age and in grades 2-5.
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