PRLog - Oct. 16, 2013 - NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Twenty-five year old Brandon Frame of Hartford’s High School Inc., a and founder of TheBlackManCan.org has pledged to support at least 500 young black males in four major markets by the end of the year providing a one-day mentoring program through TheBlackManCan Institute. Since September, The BlackManCan Institute visited Baltimore with nearly 80 young boys of color that attended and plans to welcome young boys of color in New Haven at Yale’s African-American Culture Center onSaturday, October 19th. Online registration is open for up to 100 young boys to attend starting at 8am on Saturday. Please visit the website to register: https://theblackmancaninstitutenewhaven.eventbrite.com/
TheBlackManCan - New Haven at Yale University
All can agree, it’s been a tough summer for young black boys and men across the country albeit globally. TheBlackManCan Institute is designed to uplift, empower, educate and motivate young men of color, answering the cry for a response to the lingering challenges Black boys and men face nationally.
Don C. Sawyer, III, Associate Professor at Quinnipiac University will serve as the keynote and the young men can expect to experience activities such as: Fashion & Grooming, Health & Wellness, Developing a Dream Support Team and Processing Your Emotions, just to name a few.
Brandon Frame is a notable author, scholar, educator and newsmaker who was just named one of Hartford’s “40 Under 40”, has always felt compelled to give-back, something instilled in him while attending the prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta. Brandon shares, “I want TheBlackManCan Institute to touch the lives of boys and men around the world. My hope for the work I do is to be more successful in combating the negative images of Black men and boys with which we're bombarded on a daily basis.”
Boys of Color attending TheBlackManCan Institute can be assured that their cultural needs will be addressed and they will be free to express themselves while fostering brotherhood. Powerful workshops and keynote speakers will empower and educate young men in attendance. All young men attending the Institute will receive ties from Final Frame Neckwear and a copy of Brandon’s debut title, Define Yourself, Redefine the World: A Guided Journal for Black Boys and Men (http://theblackmancan.org/
Presenting sponsors of TheBlackManCan Institute Fall Tour include: Be Gr8 Foundation, Yale African American Cultural Center, Beyond the Boroughs, Hip Hop Gives Back, Final Frame, Cause Driven, Justice Sweets, Just Act Strategy and T.MORRISON AGENCY. To learn more about TheBlackManCan Institute or to inquire about sponsorship, please contact TEAM@theblackmancan.org. Media interested in interviewing or covering the event should refer to the press contact.
About Brandon Frame
Brandon Frame is an author, speaker and a positive force dedicated and passionate about making an impact in our communities. As Educator, he focuses on providing educational opportunities with a focus on young men of color through his book and his mentoring institute. As a Speaker, he’s a voice that provides inspiration, hope and solutions to help our young people succeed and as a Leader, he uses his cumulative collection of experiences, skills, and talents that result in selfless service for the present and future generations of leaders under his personal motto, “Be Different. Be Great. Never Stop”. For more information, please visit www.TheBlackManCan.org or follow Brandon on social media sites: @BrandonFrame @TheBlackMancan (Twitter); Brandon Frame (Facebook) Brandon Frame (Instagram)
About The BlackManCan Institute
TheBlackManCan Institute is designed to uplift, empower, educate, motivate young men of color. The purpose of TheBlackManCan Institute is to provide comfort and support for boys of color. Boys of Color attending TheBlackManCan Institute can be assured that their cultural needs will be addressed and they will be free to express themselves while fostering brotherhood.
Young men attending TheBlackManCan Institute will participate is empowering, uplifting, educational and motivating workshops and hear from a dynamic keynote speaker. All young men will receive ties and TheBlackManCan Journal Define Yourself, Redefine the World.