Kevin Powell Presents “How To Mentor Young Urban Males”

Kevin Powell, Black and Male in America (BAMIA), Hot 97, BlackPlanet.com, National CARES Mentoring Movement, Mentoring USA, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of New York City, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Black and Latino Filmmakers Coalition, and Man Up!

invite you to a very special program FOR MALES ONLY:

“HOW TO MENTOR URBAN YOUNG MALES”
MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2009
Doors open at 6:30 pm ‚ Program begins at 7pm

Featuring special remarks by
SUSAN L. TAYLOR
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of ESSENCE Magazine
Founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement

plus a screening of “These Are The Facts,”
a short video on mentoring produced by JAC BENSON

Followed by a discussion with our distinguished panelists:

DR. NOEL ANDERSON
Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the
ERIS/Black Male Initiative, a mentoring and recruitment program
for Black males and other under-represented groups
at Brooklyn College-City University of New York

DAVID BANKS
President, The Eagle Academy Foundation

DAMON JENKINS
President, TSD Construction Services, LLC; Public speaker;
Mentor with New York City Justice Corps program; Former gang member

KHARY LAZARRE-WHITE
Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol

A.T. MITCHELL
Founder & Executive Director, Man Up! Inc. and Hiphop S.U.V.

ANDRE PABON
Senior Director, Juvenile Justice and Special Populations Department
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Moderated by KEVIN POWELL
Activist, Writer, Author or Editor of 9 books, including
The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life (Atria/Simon and Schuster)

Music by DJ CEO
Myspace.com/djceo718

Poetry by Emanuel Candelario

The program will be held at
BROWN MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. Clinton Miller, Pastor
484 Washington Avenue
at the corner of Gates Avenue
The Fort Greene section of BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
(PLEASE USE THE ENTRANCE ON GATES AVENUE)

A or C to Clinton/Washington stop
Admission is FREE, no RSVP needed,
and seating will be on a first-come basis

ALL MEDIA INQUIRIES please contact Marisa King-Redwood,
Buzz International Group at 212.360.0399 or via email at mking@buzzig.com

PLEASE NOTE: Brownstone Books will be on site to sell copies of
The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life

Phone: 718.390.3520
Email: contact@blackandmaleinamerica.org
Facebook:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BAMIA

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