(Source: West Bloomfield Schools)
The will host an intriguing and provocative look at today’s young men, the issues they face and effective solutions with internationally acclaimed author, speaker & consultant,Dr. Jesse W. Jackson III on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Media Center.
Dr. Jackson’s organization has trained thousands of men, professional staff and parent groups worldwide. He has excelled in helping school districts and organizations keep male students in the classroom and improve academics and social achievement.
This event is free and open to families with male students and community members willing to support positive solutions. Light refreshments will be served.
Some of Dr. Jackson’s bestsellers include: The Best Man, 7 Laws of Male Success, How to Mentor & Coach Males Towards Long Term Life Success, Divorce is not an Option, I’m Tired of Being Broke, The Right Woman, The Wrong Man, and Success or Failure: Teachers are the Difference.
The event is being sponsored by MLK 365, a community effort and initiative of West Bloomfield School District United We Walk, which is committed to six universal community values of Caring, Fairness, Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Citizenship and Respect.
The MLK 365 Community Coalition Partners that embrace and support this effort are
West Bloomfield Police Department, Anti-Defamation League, South Oakland County NAACP, West Bloomfield Clergy Association & Community Forum, Defeat the Label, Optimist Club of West Bloomfield, No Place for Hate, West Bloomfield School District, Walled Lake School District, Bloomfield Hills School District, Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition, West Bloomfield Township Public Library, and the West Bloomfield African American Parent Association.