Hip Hop Haven is a nonprofit organization in Raleigh. The organization developed and implementedA reading program for elementary school minority students in Wake County. The program recruitedAfrican American men to volunteer as Reading Buddies. A LOT provided a $1000 grant to assist the program. The Cornel West Academy of Excellence is a youth leadership program in Raleigh, NC. The program works with young minority males between the 2nd and 6th grade. On Nov 4th, 2009 Dr. Cornel West travelled to Raleigh to as a guest of the academy to hold a fundraising lecture. A LOT sponsored 10 seats for youth that wanted to attend the event.
On May 14, 2010 the Cornel West Academy of Excellence held its first “Black Male Identity Forum.”Dr. Cornel West and Prof. Mark Anthony Neal were the keynote speakers during the event. Prior to theEvent, the academy held a private luncheon for sponsor and special guests. A LOT stepped up andSponsored the event.
Community ProjectsField Trips To Our Community SOARSPreparing Young Men For Job Opportunities
Under scrutiny, Wake County schools rethink long-term suspensionsSchool today, jail tomorrowby Joe Schwartz
SCHOOL SUSPENSION REDUCED 2010 – 2011 SCHOOL YEAR 647 SUSPENDED DOWN FROM 1016
POSITIVE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES35% MORE AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS ARE PLACED IN PRE-ALGEBRA AND ALGEBRA CLASSES
DISCOVERY OF HIDDEN BARRIERS PROFESSIONAL JUDGEMENT