The Black Star Project

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Our Partners

We partner with many organizations in Chicago and across the country.  Below is a list of some of these partners.  We encourage you to click on their names to find out more:

National Partners:

National PTA -

Schott Foundation for Public Education -

Open Society Foundations - Campaign for Black Male Achievement -

Students Against Violence Everywhere (S.A.V.E.) -

Mentoring Organizations:

Tutor Mentor Connection -

Black on Black Love -

Education News Partner:

Chicago Catalyst - Check out Catalyst Chicago's Reaching Black Boys Resource Center. The center features research and stories on the problems and solutions that impact African American boys and young men, a directory of programs and a bulletin board for events and announcements.  The site also features video clips of speakers from a Reaching Black Boys Symposium last year, featuring Pedro Noguera, New York University; and local leaders such as Rev. Otis Moss III, Trinity United Church of Christ; George Smith, 100 Black Men of Chicago; Shelby Wyatt from Kenwood Academy High School and more.  The resource center can be found at


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Cities that participated in MLK Mentoring Day

Cities that participated in MLK Mentoring Day
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