Saturday, July 19, 2008

A Prescription for Parenting

On Saturday, July 12, the Center for Community Development participated in the Truth-in-Love Ministries radio broadcast on WYCA 102.3 FM.

The topic for the evening was A prescription for parenting.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Steps to Manhood Mentoring Program

Frequently Asked Questions

What is mentoring?

Mentoring is the sharing of your knowledge and experience with another person.

Where do you mentor the youth in your program?

7877 S. Coles Ave Chicago, IL

Age of youth?

6-17 yrs old

When do you meet with the youth?

We meet on Saturdays, by appointment only.

What scripture would you base the program on?

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
1 Corinthians 13:11

Why is the program needed?

The level of black incarceration should be cause for national concern, particularly black men. Our program was created to provide an alternative to the cycle of incarceration.

What is your experience and significant success in this area?

27 yrs. Of work with youth
16 yrs. Of parenting
masters of art in community development

What are your proposed outcomes for this program?

Prepare boys for manhood
Develop sound decision-making skills
Character & Leadership development
Expose boys to the world outside their neighborhood