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Kenwood Academy Brotherhood
5015 South Blackstone
Chicago
IL
60615
Contact Name:
Dr. Shelby T. Wyatt
Contact Email:
Program Description:
The Kenwood Academy BROTHERHOOD is an intensive student leadership group that was an idea by Dr. Shelby T. Wyatt. It was brought to fruition by collaboration with Senior Kyle McGhee and Howard Stokes. This mentoring project was organized January 9, 2004 with ten charter members.
Established:
2004
Objectives:
The purpose of this project is to train adolescent males of Kenwood Academy to become leaders for themselves, their families, their communities, and school. This program meets once a week after school in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. room on the second floor. The program will consist of activities that will foster academic excellence, emotional maturity, communal responsibility, and career exploration. The activities will consist of open forums, tutoring, homework/ class work assistance, college visits, computer exploration, public speaking, and creative expressions through poetry, rap, short stories. To establish an effective relationship, the activities also include sports, games, and watching appropriate video movies.