An inspiring speech by Jordan Pierre of the Eagle Academy Brooklyn class of 2019. Jordan has continued to live, breathe, and exude Eagle values throughout his post-secondary journey and we’re proud to let you know that Jordan is now a graduate of Syracuse University.
Across some urban areas of the United States, as many as 50% of Black males do not graduate from high school. An Ocean Hill public school is fixing this, one student at a time.
Team reMind Me of Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem took 3rd place, with a $2,500 cash prize… Team reMind Me presented an iOS app designed to combat and address procrastination which is linked to mental health concerns.
“One of the things that we wanted to do is actually create a school and a culture where young men could feel safe, where young men can authentically just be themselves, be boys.” – Donald Ruff, Jr.
WBC Cares visited with Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. Eagle Academy is the only school in NYC with a boxing program and now that youth are returning to class, they are going to start it again. It helps to have an activity like this to bring children back to School and keep them involved.