Moore, S. E, Collins, W. L., Golder, S., Heitzman, J. C, Monroe, J. (2005). Empowering young african american males for the 21st century: A collaborative model between a university and an african american church. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 8(2-3), 73-83.
Young African American males exhibit resilience and strength despite being bombarded by numerous obstacles and barriers. The purpose of this article is to discuss a university/faith-based collaborative project, the “Canaan Conference Project,” that was aimed at empowering young African American males toward academic achievement through life skills presentations by adult African American males who served as role models. This collaborative is a model for replication by others in social work and closely related professions. Adapted from the source document.
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