A 4-day trip
to Washington, D.C., in June is among our goals for
Our young participants are particularly eager to meet
with our current U.S. president, Mr. Barack Obama,
before he leaves office. Our plans include visits to the
White House, Lincoln Memorial, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monument, the Rosa Parks statute, The Smithsonian Institute, and
Howard University (an Historically Black College).
appreciate your donations to sponsor our young participants,
along with mentors and chaperones.
The mission of
Inspiring Our Sons is to empower, nurture, educate and support our
participants in their efforts to become productive, confident
citizens. We are pleased to feature Christopher Richardson
(Class of 2015) and Jordan Caldwell (Class
of 2016). Both began participating in our program when they were
young boys in middle school.
View photos and details for
these and other events on the Photos and Services pages.
Your donations are always
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Special thanks to Proud Sponsor UAW Ford
Our Sons (IOS) aims to provide opportunities and means to help
African-American males gain the resources, knowledge, and support
they need to meet the challenges they face in becoming productive
citizens in a global society.
Co-Executive Directors Joyce Burrell and Janet
That's what My Brother's Keeper is all
about...helping more of our young people stay on track. Providing
the support they need to think more broadly about their future.
Building on what works -- when it works, in those critical,
Barack Obama, February 27, 2014
Donations to I.O.S. can be made from our Contact/Donate page
using credit card or PayPal with options for single or monthly
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