The Black Star Project

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Black Men of Honor Mentoring Program

The Black Star Project's Black Men of Honor Mentor Program serves young Black men in Chicago ages 12 to 18.

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Help us reach our goal of raising $100,000 in 2014!

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Black Women of Honor Mentoring Program

The Black Star Project's Black Women of Honor Mentoring Program serves young Black women in Chicago ages 9 to 14.

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Schools cannot educate children without the support of parents, families and communities.  Good teachers and administrators are invaluable to the educational process, but they are not miracle workers.  Schools, by themselves, do not educate children; they simply reinforce and expand what children already know when they come to school.  What happens in a school is important; but just as important is what happens in the home and the community where the child lives.  Societal structures, value systems, cultures, institutions, and positive environments are powerful influencers of education in children.  Good schools seldom (if ever) create good communities; but good communities usually create good schools!  Active and involved parents, families, communities are necessary to educate children.

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Will you participate in National Fathers Take Children to School Day?

Will you participate in National Fathers Take Children to School Day?

Register your community for the 2014 Fathers Take Children to School Day!

Testimonials about the importance of The Million Father March in cities across the nation and the world.

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