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Rites of Passage Mentoring Program September Update

Welcome back to the Rites of Passage Program! Our kick-off meeting was held at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School on September 15, 2018. The agenda for the day consisted of welcome, introductions, program overview, rules, guidelines, and registration. Also, in preparation for our visit to the 2018 Historically Black Colleges

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Brooks Bunch Business Academy Week 2

Week  2 of Brooks Bunch Business Academy was a success. The students successfully completed the module of Savings Part 1 and began assembling their “ME FILE” notebooks which they will be working on throughout the year to complete an overall profile of their accomplishments, resumes, community service, etc. They also

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Brooks Bunch Life Skills Academy at Greco Middle School

On September 20, 2018 Derrick Brooks Charities launched its Brooks Bunch Life Skills Academy at Greco Middle School with the “Glow Girls Empowerment Group”introducing them to Everfi’s Character Playbook Program. We will be meeting with them every Wednesday to introduce new life skills.

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Brooks Bunch Math and Reading Academy

Derrick Brooks Charities in partnership with the Wilbert Davis Boys and Girls Club launched its Brooks Bunch Math and Reading Academy on September 13, 2018. We are very excited to renew our partnership with them and to launch this new after school program for 6th and 7th graders. yesterday they

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On November 7, 2018, Derrick Brooks Charities, The City of Tampa and Fifth Third Bank will present the 3^rd Annual Community Caring and Connections family wellness event at Copeland Park. This event is set to reach over 600 people including adults and children with the goal to expose families in

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Brooks Bunch Business Academy Week 1

The Brooks Bunch Business Academy is officially underway. Yesterday marked day 1 of the Brooks Bunch Business Academy Class of 2019. We are very excited to have these young men and ladies enrolled in this year’s financial literacy and entrepreneurial program.  A very special thank you to our program sponsor Fifth

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