youth

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Proud Poppas Talk With Fathers In Arizona: Lavi-Judah

In this short edition of the Proud Poppas Project, we talk with Proud Father, Levi from Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading

Raising Black Boys As Superheroes

By William Jackson Quote: “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass The importance of reading can never be a non-negotiable aspect in raising Black boys. The value of education is seen every day as people apply for jobs, starting careers, applying for entrance to higher education and the progression of academic … Continue reading

The Rising Son Project – “Our Story”

Joseph Zoboi, Founder & Instructor of The Rising Son Project facilitated a workshop during the summer from August 19th – 24th in the Flatbush Branch Library between the hours of 1-4pm. It serviced a total of 25 boys aged 5-17. Free pizza was offered as part of this initiative for participants. The first day, the 19th, … Continue reading

The Father Force by Dr. Na’im Akbar

A Father’s Four Duties: 1. Populate, 2. EDUCATE, 3. Provide & 4. Defend Personal Note to Black Parents: Continue INSPIRING our children to be Brave, Pro-active and Intelligent 1.George Washington did not ASK for Freedom – He took it. 2.President Harry Truman did not ASK for Peace – He fought for it. 3.President Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

Proud Poppas Photo Shoot @ the Flatbush Public Library in Flatbush, Brooklyn

Free Portraits for Fathers (& Father Figures) and their children. All Ages Welcome, Proud GrandPas too. Dates: Tuesday, Oct 29 – 4pm to 7pm Saturday, Nov 2 – 11am to 1pm

Rebuilding Our Youth’s Sense of Self-Worth.

We have to re-adjust our children’s appreciation and value meters. Today’s youth are deeply entranced with meaningless material things. They will do almost anything to get them, lieing, even robbing, stealing and hurting themselves and other people for garbage like this. Many of our children and a few of our adults have more appreciation and … Continue reading

Preparing our Students for Success in a Global Age

“Preparing our Students for Success in a Global Age” Dear Parents of Grades 5-12:Tomorrow is the big test day for our hard working students taking the Specialized High School exam. We work really hard with our students teaching them research- based test taking strategies, test anxiety, stress management, memorization and concentration skills. Although we believe … Continue reading

Tyrone McCants of Proud Poppas United speaks to the youth of Andries Hudde Middle School I.S. 240

Tyrone McCants had the privilege of being a Honored Guest Speaker at Andries Hudde Middle School’s Annual Men’s Career Mentor Day in Brooklyn, NY. He also facilitated several classes with the male eighth graders where he gave his personal testimonial on his career as an independent photographer and small business owner of Zire Photography & Graphic, a Youth Consular and Advocate, and the … Continue reading

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