[#BOYS #EMPOWERMENT] Empowering Boys: Closing the Achievement Gap
Presented by the NYC Department of Education
Friday, June 14 | 10am-3pm
York College/CUNY | 94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451
For the second year in a row, UNCF is participating in a series hosted by the NYC Department of Education, called Empowering Boys “Closing the Achievement Gap.” The finale event in this series takes place Friday, June 14, 2013 from 10am -3pm at York College/CUNY (94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451). The event will bring together 1,200 Black and Latino eighth-grade boys for a day of learning, empowerment and engagement with prominent men of color. The purpose will be to get them excited about college. UNCF’s role will be to expose the students to HBCUs.