Black Men : "Real Men Read"

Discussion in 'Black Men - Fathers - Brothers - Sons' started by cherryblossom, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,252
    Likes Received:
    5,505
    Gender:
    Female
    Ratings:
    +5,560
    Positive Black Male News: Chicago men give back by reading to kids

    Posted on May 9, 2011 by theblackmancan

    [​IMG]
    By Dexter Mullins
    Sometimes giving back to the community can take up as little as one hour a month. For the students at Chicago’s Nicholson Technology Academy, that one-hour is making a huge impact.
    Chicago Public Schools started the “Real Men Read” program to give young students a male role model, something especially critical for students who attend Nicholson on the south side of the city.
    “I think it’s important for kids to see someone who look like them doing something positive,” one of the men said. Volunteers range in industry from community leaders, firefighters, doctors and even local talk show hosts.
    Principal Rodney Hall said the program’s impact is very transparent.
    “For many of our kids it’s the first time they’ve had a male role model reading to them,” Hall said. ...http://theblackmancan.org/?p=1656
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    69,983
    Likes Received:
    3,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    BUSINESS owner
    Location:
    Da~WINDY*CITY //CHICAGO
    Ratings:
    +4,177
    I love the fact men stepping up in the communities for our children
     
  3. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    May 16, 2002
    Messages:
    1,830
    Likes Received:
    909
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Staying Alive
    Location:
    Bronzeville USA
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +976
  4. SophiaG

    SophiaG Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2010
    Messages:
    447
    Likes Received:
    104
    Gender:
    Female
    Ratings:
    +112
    This sounds like an awesome program.
     
Loading...