Parks department still molding our youth, employing competent staff Patty Martone, The News-Sentinel, July 25, 2010 Mentoring siblings of gang members Lawrence Harmon, The Boston Globe, July 25, 2010 Alabama Reading Initiative critical to continued student success Jim Cook, Dothan Eagle, July 25, 2010 Kruzan to NAACP youth: ‘Never underestimate yourselves’ Christy Mullins, Herald Times, […]
Why take the pledge?
Far too many Black youth continue to be demonized, criminalized and murdered.
Enough is enough!
In response to this intensifying crisis, the Black Youth Project (BYP) has launched “The Pledge.”
With “The Pledge,” we are asking individuals and organizations to close ranks around black youth and make a commitment to take action and fight with black youth as they confront a relentless crisis. We at the BYP believe that each person can make a difference by doing something!
By taking The Pledge we not only articulate our concern about black youth, but symbolically unite our voices with others who will work to confront this crisis.
If we each take action, whether it is starting a group, signing a petition, or mentoring a young person in your neighborhood, then we all become a part of the solution.
Stand With Black Youth!
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