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Mentoring Young People To Be Tomorrow's Leaders (Not A Hoodie March)

Mel Brake Executive Director MPW Foundation to judge poetry contest for Philadelphia branch of NAACP's ACT-SO competition. ACT-SO programs centers around the dedication and commitment of community volunteers and business leaders to serve as mentors.

 
PRLog - Apr. 1, 2012 - UPPER DARBY, Pa. -- On April 20-21, 2012 ACT-SO program will present  a two day contests for high school students of African-American descent  enrolled in grades 9-12. Students must be a citizen of the United States and an amateur in their category of competition.

The students who were pre-qualified via an application process will participate in many categories such as the sciences, the humanities, the performing arts, the visual arts and business.

Locally, the event is being sponsored by Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP with the help of  NAACP members, volunteers, mentors and coaches who also volunteer their time and resources. Additional support comes from individuals and partnerships with Philadelphia area businesses, corporations, and educational institutions.

The Philadelphia ACT-SO Program was launched in 1978 under the leadership of the late Honorable Alphonso Deal, President of the North Philadelphia Branch NAACP.   It began with approximately 50 applicants and the Philadelphia NAACP was one of the original participants in the inaugural national competition held in Portland, Oregon.

MPW Foundation is just one of many non-profits involved in this event to help focus on the success and achievements of today's youth for tomorrow's leaders.

The Philadelphia ACT-SO Competition at the Philadelphia School District Headquarters, 440 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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MPW is a non-profit organization located in Kent County, Delaware. We offer workshops that focused on mentoring and supporting youth from disadvantaged economic and social backgrounds with the Tri-state region. Our workshops will be staffed with members from the art communities who have experienced with working with youth and teaching various programs as it relates to fields in the arts.

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