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2017 Black Scholars Reception

Black Scholars Community Partnership Initiative / Urban League of Westchester County, Inc

Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

2017 Black Scholars Reception

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“There is a disheartening tendency in public discourse to focus on low achievers and drop-outs and to foster thmisconception that all Black youtaspire to be athletes, performers and drug dealers”

 

 

Hugh Price

FormerPresident National Urban League

 

ThCommunityPartnershiwaformetdispel such myths.

 

WHO?

 

In 1986 Leaders of thirteen organizations came together  toconsidertheproblemsinthe African Americancommunitiesof Westchester County. Therwaaimmediatconsensuthaeducation, support of scholarship and development of leadership among African-American youth was an urgent priority.

 

This community/corporate partnership has since grown to twenty-seven corporate and community organizations all of which realize the importance of recognizing youth who are achieving intellectually.Four thousanstudenthavbeen recognized with the awarding of scholarships, book awards and computers.

 

 

 

WHY? The Need

Therwaaawarenesthat African-American youth who are achieving academically have a uniqueneefor supporanrecognition.  The Community Partnership is committed to meeting this need.


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Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase Street
Reid Castle
Purchase, NY 10577

Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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