Tag Archives: at risk youth

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Young Jeezy Inspires Youth at Juvenile Detention Center

Rapper takes time off his tour to inspire and empower

Young Jeezy visits Detroit juvenile detention center while on tour.

By Courtney Connley

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Raising Our Girls

Black women who understand the importance of supporting and encouraging the next generation of leaders

Several organizations run by women are committing their efforts and resources to helping young girls…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Boys to Men

Making a commitment to improving lives

As campaign manager, Dove and his philanthropic team of six dole out grants ranging from…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Giving Back Against All Odds

The experience and memories of being left home overnight at the age of 5 to…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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SusanTaylor

Backtalk with Susan L. Taylor

Focusing on our children with National CARES Mentoring Movement

For nearly four decades Susan L. Taylor was the leading force behind Essence magazine. Today,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Mentoring Insider: National CARES Mentoring Movement

About mentoring and establishing, managing, and getting the most out of a mentor/mentee relationship

Susan L. Taylor realized her passion for youth mentoring before she left Essence and founded…

By Sonja

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Mentoring Insider: Become a Youth Mentor

Establishing, managing, and getting the most out of a mentor/mentee relationship

The Igbo and Yoruba people of Nigeria told us long ago that it takes a…

By Sonja

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A Walk on the Tech Side

As a probation officer, Tony Jordan intimately understood the struggles of troubled youth and the…

By Maya Payne Smart

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