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Southfield Chapter of My Brother’s Keeper to host ‘Meal with a Message’ May 18

The Southfield Chapter of My Brother’s Keeper will host ‘Meal with a Message’ on Saturday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Marcotte Room of the Southfield Parks & Recreation building, 26000 Evergreen Road.

Young men of color in grades 6-12 are invited to join the members of My Brother’s Keeper for lunch and conversation focusing on time management and open discussion. Participants are encouraged to come prepared with topics they wish to discuss. ‘Meal with a Message’ will give both middle and high schoolers the tools they need to succeed.

To RSVP for ‘Meal with a Message,’ contact JoAnne Gurley, Esq. at (248) 796-4503 or jgurley@cityofsouthfield.com. Space is limited and all participants must register by Thursday, May 16.

My Brother’s Keeper is a national initiative that focuses on teaching boys and young men of color how to be impactful leaders in their community and achieve academic success. The Southfield chapter of My Brother’s Keeper co-sponsors an annual youth symposium designed to help young men develop life skills and gain valuable information needed to succeed. The youth symposium serves hundreds of male students from local school districts each year. The group has also organized a youth job fair, necktie collection for young men and sponsored motivational events.

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 (Archive on Monday, May 20, 2019)
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