The Greatness Academy
Closing the Achievement Gap for Young Men of Color: Connecting a Quality Education to Their Future Financial Well-Being
Greatness academy elective course
Principal, Cara Riggs upgrades the Greatness Academy from "Pilot Program," to an "Elective Course." Click below to review support letter.
How can we expect our young men to vigorously participate in a process they do not understand, nor value? The, "Greatness Academy," helps students connect a quality education to their future financial well-being.
Wesley F. Hall
Wesley F. Hall
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In 2012, we relocated to Los Angeles, and through a partnership with the Student Unit, co-created the Young Men of Color Initiative - which is comprised of the "Conference Series, Village Mentoring Movement, and the Gathering of Great Minds."
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Locke High School, Watts, California
CEO, Wes Hall, Co-Authored, the "My Brother's Keeper," Implementation Plan, for the Los Angeles Unified School District
The Los Angeles Unified School District, through a commitment to the Council of Great City Schools, drafted a district-wide "My Brother's Keeper," Implementation Plan.
The plan coordinates departments throughout the district toward the development and implementation of resources, designed to specifically increase the academic proficiency among young men of color.
An Invite to the White House
A small cohort from LAUSD, were invited to the White House, to share best-practices and hear from national mentoring providers.
As the co-creator of the Village Mentoring Movement, Mr. Hall, was invited to share his views and ideas about the powerful impact mentoring has on students.
Other invitees included, Dr. Earl Perkins, Dr. Brenda Manuel, Erica Torres, and Alicia Garoupa.
CEO, Wes Hall, at the