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The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

The 2012-13 Text-In-Community campus read selection for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Sample

See below for a selected of resources listed in the appendix of Other Wes Moore.


ARTS EDUCATION

Kanye West Foundation

The Kanye West Foundation Provides underserved youths access to music production programs that will enable them to unleash their creative ability and reach their full potential

www.kanyewestfoundation.org

Kanye West Foundation 8560 West Sunset Blvd., Suite # 210 West Hollywood

 

EDUCATION

ACE Mentor Program of America

ACE’s mission is to inform high school students of career opportunities in architecture, construction, and engineering, and to provide scholarship opportunities.

www.acementor.org

400 Main St., Suite 600 Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: 203 323-0020

Fax: 203 323-0032

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

This fraternity is committed to the development and mentoring of youths and providing service an advocacy for the African- American community.

www.alpha-phi-alpha.com

2313 Saint Paul St. Baltimore, MD 21218 Phone: 410 554-0040

Fax: 410 554-0054

 

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Jackie Robinson Foundation serves as an advocate for young people with the greatest need and offers an extensive mentoring program and summer internships.

www.jackierobinson.org

1 Hudson Square 75 Varick St., 2nd Floor New York, NY 10013-1917

Phone: 212 290-8600

Fax: 212 290-8081

The Panasonic Foundation

The Panasonic Foundation aims to improve public education in the United States.

www.panasonic.com/meca/foundation

3 Panasonic Way, 21-1 Secaucus, NJ 07094

Phone: 201 392-4132

Fax: 201 392-4126

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)

MLT has made groundbreaking progress in developing the next generations African-American, Hispanic, and Native American leaders in major corporations and nonprofit organizations

www.m14t.org

15 Maiden Lane, Suite 900

New York, NY 10038

Phone: 212736-3411

Fax: 212 629-9737

Toll Free: 888 686-1993

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

NFTE provides entrepreneurship education programs to young people form low-income communities.

www.nfte.com

120 Wall St., 29th Floor New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212 232-3333

Toll Free: 800 FOR NFTE (367-6383)

 

 

 FAMILY STRENTHENING AND MENTORING

The Black Star Project

The Black Star Project seek to increase the involvement of fathers and other positive male role models of color in the educational lives of children.

www.blackstarproject.org

3473 South King Dr.

Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: 773 285-9600

 

Concerned Black Men (CBM)

 

CBM provides youth development services to children form disadvantaged communities.

 

www.cbmnational.org

 

The Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th St,. NW. Suite 204

Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202 783-6119

Fax: 202 783-2480

Toll Free: 888 395-7816

Raising Him Alone

The Raising Him Alone Campaign is committed to increasing advocacy for single mothers raising boys.

www.raisinghimalone.com

Raising Him Alone/Urban Leadership Institute 2437 Maryland Ave. Baltimore, MD 21218

Toll Free: 877 339-4300

Raising Him Alone

(New Jersey Office

403 Alpine Trial Neptune, NJ 07753

Amachi

Amachi is a unique partnership of secular and faith-based organizations working together to provide mentoring to children of incarcerated parents.

www.amachimentoring.org

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of American

Big Brothers Big Sisters of American helps man have positive mentoring experiences with children, while at the same time giving back to the community.

 

230 North 13th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215 567-7000

Fax: 215 567-0394

 

 SOCIAL SERVICES

100 Black Men of America, Inc.

The mission of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., is to improve the quality of life within the black community and enhance education and economic opportunities for all African-Americans.

www.100blackmen.org

141 Auburn Ave. Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404 688-5100

Fax: 404 688-1028

 

Hip Hop 4 Life

Hip Hop 4 Life is dedicated to empowering young people to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Hip Hop 4 Life serves young people ages ten through eighteen, with a special emphasis on at-risk and low-income youths.

 

511 Ave. of the Americans

New York, NY 10011

Phone: 646 706-7370

Fax: 646 706-7377

National Safe Place

National Safe Place provides access to immediate help for young people in crisis through a network of sites sustained by qualified agencies, trained volunteers, and businesses.

www.nationalsafeplace.org

2411 Bowman Ave. Louisville, KY 40217

Phone: 502 635-3660

Toll Free: 888 290-7233

Boys Town

Boys Town is a beacon of hope for America’s children and families through its life-changing youth care and health care programs across the United States.

www.boystownhospital.org

 

Boys Town National Hotline Toll Free: 800 448-3000

Children’s Health Fund

Children’s Health Fund is committed to providing health care to the nation’s most medically underserved children.

www.childrenshealthfund.org

215 West 125th St., Suite 301

New York, NY 10011

Phone: 646 706-7370

Fax: 646 706-7377