Tag: SEL

Mentoring Black Boys is A Winning Cause!

Recently, our school, 7 Pillars Career Academy partnered with an organization called Young Men Rising. This organization was presented on our platform at the beginning of the school year for middle schools in Clayton, Dekalb and Henry county. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made a call for mentors earlier this year for Black boys in the City of Atlanta. She urged…

Black Boys Aren’t Exempt; Depression is Real

“When They See Us” has captured the attention of people from around the world regarding the tragic experiences of Black boys in America. The Netflix series, created by Ava Duvernay, challenges us to listen to the stories of innocent, Black boys fallen victim to an unfair criminal justice system that lacks just that; justice. Black boys aren’t safe showing up…