Title















Site Registration | FInd a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community
My business story

We’re in the business of telling the Queen City story with an African-American perspective.www.thecharlottepost.com

Posted by The Charlotte Post on Monday, March 7, 2016

News

Leadership programs honors young men
Oct. 13 recognition highlights achievement
 
Published Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:29 pm
by Herbert L. White

Young Black Men Leadership Alliance is celebrating Charlotte’s best and brightest role models on Oct. 13.


The leadership development program will host its Top 100 recognition ceremony at UNC Charlotte’s McKnight Auditorium at 12 p.m. Urban League of Central Carolinas CEO Patrick Graham PhD will be the featured speaker. YBMLA will acknowledge the top 100 black male high school seniors for academic, extracurricular and community achievements.


“We are so proud of our young men and want to share their stories with people who may have the opportunity to make a positive difference for them,” YBMLA founder and CEO John Martin said. “It is all about changing lives and perceptions.”


The recognition ceremony will also launch YBM’s “Top 100 Young Black Men of Charlotte” publication, which includes profiles and information on preparing and attending college. The book, which will be displayed in schools and businesses across Charlotte, is available for purchase at the recognition event and YBM. The honorees will also get a copy.


The leadership program mentors boys between the ages of 14-18 by exposing them to positive role models and lifetime learning opportunities. In exchange, the participants – many who come from single-parents homes – agree to mentor a boy in elementary school.

On the Net:

Young Black Men Leadership Alliance

www.ybmleadership.com

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Tbdress Men's Outerwears Up to 80% OFF, Buy Now!

Upcoming Events

read all
29

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point 75 Year Celebration

Call your family and friends for eastern North

30

Charlotte Skyline Run 2016

DONATE a pair of new or gently used running shoes

30

Walk to Cure Arthritis 2016 on May 21

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis

Latest News

read all

Panthers take Louisiana Tech's Vernon Butler with 30th pick

Defensive tackle adds size on interior

N.C. native Timmons-Goodson nominated for federal judgeship

U.S. Sen. Burr slams Obama's pick for open seat

Community weighs in on public schools resegregation

Forum seeks to build CMS engagement