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The recent collection of data determined that Alpha League’s approach is successful. ABC’s - Attendance, Behavior, and Curriculum, and more important qualitative data derives from the immeasurable community and stakeholders' observations of the mission, creed, and yearlong project are all positive. We went on five educational activity field trips, five community service events each student declared ambitions, proving self-awareness, social-emotional learning through journaling see www.facebook.com/alphaleagueinc for videos and photos.
A one-year snapshot:
Short Term Impact: Fewer suspensions/disciplinarian issues, increase in student achievement, increase in school morale, engaged in leadership positions,
Long Term Impact: likely to attend higher learning (university, college, trades) limited negative contact with the judicial system, decrease in teenage pregnancy, less likely to be involved in at-risk behavior, community leader, becomes a mentor, upliftment and safer community.
The focus is but not limited to empowering and inspire young males to develop leadership skills through educational activities, community service, and character development. Our program meets one day per week and the first Saturday each month during the academic school year. The engagement time increases to accommodate and provide additional educational and experience opportunities that reduced opportunity GAP.'s, Our tutoring focusing on A.C.T. Prep, Algebra, Coding, Financial Literacy, and Leadership Development. We measure success by decrease opportunity gaps. G.P.A., positive referrals, and in and out of class time, participation in community service, access to educational activities, declaration of ambitions, self-awareness, and leadership positions and roles.
The mentor advocates, advises, remove barriers, and provides opportunities through educational activities, civic engagement, and character development to empower and inspire under-served boys of color to develop leadership skills and to be successful. The essential questions that guide our purpose; how learning about others helps develop leadership skills, what qualities and characteristics of a leader help achieve personal goals, and how we influence positive change in our communities?
Underserved / marginalized middle and high school boys of color, 81% economically disadvantaged, 18% with special education accommodations, 2% homeless. Most live in non-traditional homes (single parent, grandparent, foster parent) and may academically underperform with-in a system that historically has disproportionately diminished them in education, death by homicide, unemployment, and recidivism with the justice system.
Our mission is to become leaders, promote excellence, and provide community service to our community with class and dignity.
Our Creed: We are a society of developing young men required to learn, practice, and implement the general qualities and characteristics of a leader.
Perform “Presentations” that demonstrate positive discipline through stepping, marching in uniformity, teamwork, declaring aspirations, educational goals, poems, quotes, favorite books and educate our audience about the qualities and characteristics of a leader.
· In 2012, Christian started a program specifically to limit seven disengaged male students' out-of-class hours.
· 2013 Became an elective leadership class to serve 25 males students.
· 2014 Obie Taylor joined to develop a "group mentoring" concept at three additional schools.
· 2015 Mike Jones and Rubin Jones joined to expand the program serving over 60 students.
· Currently, we are a model for 19 mentoring programs.