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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR MENTOR WEEKEND

MS. BOYS TO KINGS COALITION

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM - Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM (CST)

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR MENTOR WEEKEND

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Type End Quantity
KINGS Ticket
Men who need to be trained and certified as mentors. Participants would also be trained on developing effective mentor programs.
Ended Free  
QUEENS Ticket
Mothers raising sons who are looking to get information about effective mentoring programs.
Ended Free  
BOYS Ticket
Boys under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a parent or mentor.
Ended Free  

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“Mentorship is key to ensuring that Black men and boys have the quality resources and support they need to thrive and live strong, healthy and productive lives “As we celebrate the legacy and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, it is crucial that we continue the work of investing in our young people so that they may live up to their greatest potential and advance the possibilities of black male achievement for future generations.” Shawn Dove, CEO of the Campaign for Black Male Achievement 

In an effort to raise awareness around the challenges and opportunities facing today’s African American men and boys, the Mississippi Boys II Kings Coalition will sponsor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mentor Weekend “MLK Mentor Weekend. Throughout the MLK holiday weekend, mentoring sessions will be held for faith-based, community and youth organizations, fraternities, and other institutions to connect Black males with quality mentorship opportunities and support.

MLK MENTOR WEEKEND OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide Mentor Certification for adult males
  • Provide Training for Parents
  • Encourage Mentees towards healthy habits and positive life styles.
  • Engage participants in various educational and uplifting activities(Including one-on-one mentorship, workshops, speaker presentations, film screenings, spoken-word performances, worship services, community service and other academic, cultural and community-building activities
  • Award all mentors, mentees and parents special certificates to mark their successful participation in the initiative.

MLK MENTOR WEEKEND AGENDA

  • Day One – Friday, January 17, 2020: Opening Session, Registration
  • Day Two – Saturday, January 18, 2020: A Day of Mentoring
  • Day Three – Sunday, January 19, 2020: Take A Young Person To Worship.
  • Day Four--Monday, January 20, 2020: MLK Day of Service 
Have questions about DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR MENTOR WEEKEND? Contact MS. BOYS TO KINGS COALITION

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KINGS CENTER
1980 HWY 80 W.
Jackson, MS 39204

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM - Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM (CST)


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MS. BOYS TO KINGS COALITION

Mississippi Boys to Kings Coalition is a statewide membership network that seeks to ensure the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of men and boys. 

 

MBKC ensures the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of men and boys. 

 

MBKC mission for Fathers, Mentors and Young Men is to share, teach and demonstrate the principles of manhood to young men, enabling them to achieve their dreams and become men who are strong, responsible and productive.  

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