Raising Academic Success
At our Youth Empowerment Programs, we help students develop fundamental concepts in the areas of mathamatics, science and the language arts. Students also attend personal empowerment sessions to develop self-pride and an understanding of who they are from a cultural perspective.
The 100’s Youth Empowerment Programs require each student to have an adult sponsor (parent, guardian or other community member) who is expected to contribute to the student’s success.
When are classes?
Sessions are held Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dr. King Elementary School, which is located at 416 E. Raynor Ave. Sessions run concurrent with the school year calendar. A light breakfast and lunch is provided.
The selection process is intended to be fair and open as well as ensure the full participation and commitment of both student and parent or sponsoring adult.
The interactive learning environment provided by the 100’s Youth Empowerment Programs is not intended to replicate or follow the curriculum students receive during the other five days of the week. Rather, our instructors aim to stretch the creative potential and expand the problem-solving skills of the youth we are entrusted to serve.
Our Youth Empowerment Programs will remain true to the goals of 100 Black Men of Syracuse of nuturing our youth and producing new generations of role models.
Educators interested in applying for one of the instructor positions should email or mail their resume to 100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc., 2610 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13205.