2018 Wellcare Summer Youth Professional Training – Week 3

2018-08-08T15:12:29-04:00July 26th, 2018|WellCare Summer Program|

On Tuesday July 24, 2018 the students entered week 3 of their Summer program. This week was about how a bill gets passed to law in the State. The class was divided into three groups: Media, Legislators and Lobbyists. After much conversation the bill was not passed into law.

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2018 Wellcare Summer Youth Professional Training Program

2018-07-18T12:10:18-04:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized, WellCare Summer Program|

On July 10, 2018 Derrick Brooks Charities in partnership with Wellcare and the City of Tampa kicked off it's 3rd Annual Summer Youth Program at Springhill Park Community Center. Yesterday marked week 2 of this 6 week program. In week 1 they covered career preparation and the areas of instruction were: Helpful tips for resume [...]

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The Rites of Passage Program and Moffitt Healthy Kidz

2018-07-19T08:50:57-04:00July 17th, 2018|Uncategorized, Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

We are grateful for the Moffitt Healthy Kidz program for inviting the young ladies to participate in another wonderful event. Thank you, Nikki Inda, for exposing our girls to STEM education!

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18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic is a Great Success

2018-05-01T16:04:05-04:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

On Sunday and Monday this week, the 18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic took place at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre and Old Memorial Golf Course. Our event is presented by Publix Super Markets Charities and Quantum Capital Partners. We are sending out a huge thank you to all of our sponsors, celebrities, donors,dignataries and [...]

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18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Electronic Auction – Register Now

2018-04-23T15:52:30-04:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

On Sunday April the 29th The 18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Pairings Party will take place at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre. For the very first time we will be using Give Smart technology for online bidding and donations. You don't even have to be present to participate. Please register now by texting our [...]

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Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Christmas Giving

2018-01-04T10:13:44-05:00January 4th, 2018|DBCYP, Uncategorized|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Executive Director Darrell Daniels spent the holidays providing Christmas cheer to those in need. Please enjoy this gallery. We hope that all of you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas and wish everyone a Very Happy 2018!

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Hyundai’s Homecoming Players Tribune Featuring Derrick Brooks

2019-08-05T15:16:43-04:00December 4th, 2017|DB in the community, Uncategorized|

In this episode, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker and Super Bowl champion Derrick Brooks returns to Florida State University to meet with his most cherished mentor, while remembering his Seminole's 1993 National Championship season.

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Brooks Bunch Update

2017-11-09T16:15:47-05:00November 9th, 2017|Business Boot Camp, Uncategorized|

On Tuesday November 7, 2017 the Brooks Bunch students were blessed to have a special guest speaker Mr. Keith Harris VP of Human Resources at the Amalie Arena. Mr. Harris taught them about "Building Their Personal Brand"and preparing for the job interview. The students learned the importance of employability skills and appropriate interview techniques. [...]

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Derrick Brooks Charities Is Proud to Announce The National Partnership With Fifth Third Bank and EVERFI

2017-09-01T13:09:00-04:00September 1st, 2017|EVERFI, Uncategorized|

On September 5, 2017 Derrick Brooks Charities will be implementing the new partnership with Fifth Third Bank and EVERFI at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School. Derrick Brooks Charities and Fifth Third Bank have been partners for the past 6 years implementing financial literacy programs and this year with the help of Fifth Third and EVERFI [...]

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Derrick Brooks Charities and WellCare Team Up For Summer Training Program

2017-07-31T16:01:57-04:00July 31st, 2017|WellCare Summer Program|

WellCare, Derrick Brooks Charities and Tampa Parks & Recreation Department Host Training Program for Teens Nineteen Tampa Bay area teens will go back to school with professional development training, thanks to WellCare Health Plans in collaboration with Derrick Brooks Charities and the City of Tampa's Parks & Recreation Department. The organizations hosted a five-week professional [...]

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Brooks Bunch Day 2 Detroit , Michigan

2017-07-14T13:55:32-04:00July 11th, 2017|Brooks Bunch, Uncategorized|

Our day started off with a wonderful breakfast at the Dearborn Inn, from there we went downtown Detroit to Wayne State University where we were treated to a tour by two great tour guides. The campus is HUGE and is downtown. The students thoroughly enjoyed the informative tour...next stop - The Henry Ford [...]

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The Brooks Bunch Alumni Attend the Tampa Bay Storm Game as Part of Derrick Brooks Charities Game Day Ticket Program

2017-06-12T16:19:58-04:00June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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A Testimony From The National Crime Prevention Conference

2017-06-12T16:35:33-04:00June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Devin Hunter, a 2017 high school graduate, addresses youth in the anger management class of DBCYP. Mr. Hunter told the youth that he sat in the same class 5 years ago,  failed the 8th grade and was arrested and he was smoking marijuana and spice daily but once he got to the class he knew [...]

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A couple of Photos from the 32nd National conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community in Orlando, Florida.

2017-06-12T16:38:15-04:00June 5th, 2017|DBCYP, Uncategorized|

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi listens to DBCYP Executive Director Darrell Daniels at the 32nd National Conference On Preventing Crime In The Black Community in Orlando. Darrell Daniels poses with Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings at the meet and mingle session

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Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Awards Graduates with New laptop Computers and Gift Cards.

2017-06-02T19:20:55-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Kavishay Rogers, a DBCYP participant and 2017 graduate of Wharton High School is awarded a laptop computer courtesy of DBCYP and Buddy's Home Furnishings and a gift card to Dillard's. Kavishay is one of 5 DBCYP participants who graduated from high school or college in 2017.  

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32nd National Conference On Preventing Crime In The Black Community

2017-05-31T19:07:54-04:00May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sixteen youth, four chaperones, four volunteers and staff from DBCYP prepare to attend the 32nd National Conference On Preventing Crime In The Black Community sponsored by the Office of the Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and co-sponsored by Derrick Brooks Charities in Orlando, May 31 - June 3, 2017. Over 1500 attendees from across the [...]

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NBA Cares Community Assist Award

2017-04-27T17:36:17-04:00April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Hello DBC Community, The Orlando Magic and Elfrid Payton need your help to take home one of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) most prestigious awards.  Elfrid has been recognized by the NBA for his outstanding work in the Central Florida community and is a finalist for the 2016-17 NBA Cares Community Assist Season Long Award. [...]

DBCYP at the Police Community Relations Workshop

2017-04-07T15:37:46-04:00April 7th, 2017|DBCYP, Uncategorized|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs and FAMU student Soladeen Hamilton pose with Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, DBCYP Executive Director Darrell Daniels and Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels (spelled differently) at the Police Community Relations workshop where they were panelists at the Black Caucus Conference in Tallahassee. Darrell Daniels moderated the workshop. Sheriff Demings and [...]