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The Nine Boys in this Session are ages 9 – 13!
67% have seen or know someone who was murdered!
33% have a family member who has spent time in jail!
The session featured in this New Haven Independent article was part of New Haven’s week-long spring-break
Initiative to keep schools open and give kids meals and productive ways to spend their times.
Clifton Graves is doing what many Black men of Yesteryear did for boys who had no fathers.
More men from our communities NEED to do this: Provide Guidance and Support for Youngsters
The summer months are almost here; it is important to rally around these children; they ARE children!
“How many have seen or know someone who was murdered?”
Six of nine hands went up. (67percent!)
“How many have a family member who’s spent time in jail?”
Three of nine hands went up. (33 percent)
Those questions and the sobering, silent answers of boys ages 9 to 13 emerged at a workshop on role modeling and smart choices for at-risk kids at the Wexler-Grant School Thursday afternoon. Read the complete article in the New Haven Independent linked below.