Free haircuts and propagandize reserve accessible on Labor Day for boys – The Grand Rapids Press

August 19, 2014 - School Supplies

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The nonprofit Endless Opportunities is hosting a fourth annual back-to-school giveaway haircuts and propagandize supply giveaway for boys age 18 and underneath onMonday, Sept. 1, during Paul I. Phillips Boys and Girls Club.

Endless Opportunities is an classification with a goal to coach youth. Alvin Hills, executive executive and co-founder, pronounced a prophesy is to send immature males behind into a classroom prepared and with confidence.

“This eventuality is geared to partisan some-more immature people for mentorship as good as rivet some-more adults in mentoring youth,” he said. “I feel it’s essential for everybody to have a mentor, no matter a age, occupation, or reason, though what matters many is seeking superintendence from someone with experience.”

Last year, internal barbers cut a hair of around 140 boys, and a organisation recruited about 10 mentors to work with masculine students during a propagandize year, Hills said

Hills pronounced a Educated Male Support Network mentoring module all have pivotal logistical roles in using this year’s event. He pronounced a module mentors immature black and Latino males in a Grand Rapids village with a concentration on improving preparation by monitoring attendance, engagement, suspensions, and category achievement.

“It’s critical to let immature group assume shortcoming and care roles as early as possible,” Hills said. “These immature group have been here each step of a approach to rise and govern this eventuality with such high standards.”

Since a initial event, Hills pronounced that a haircut transformation has grown to impact other cities such as Jacksonville, Fla.

The haircuts will be supposing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during a bar located during 726 Madison Ave. SE. Hills pronounced a primogenitor or defender of a child contingency be benefaction for a haircut. The child does not have to attend Grand Rapids Public Schools.

To pointer adult your boys to be detached of a Educated Male Network or turn a volunteer, visit a Endless Opportunities website.

Monica Scott is a Grand Rapids K-12 preparation writer. Email her during and follow her on Twitter @MScottGR or Facebook

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