Sankofa Mentoring Program

The Sankofa Youth Mentoring Program

Two Locations : Markham and Vaughan, starting 2019 (1st Qtr.)
A legacy4Youth
Ages 12 to16
“Bridging the past with the Present ..Navigating the Present into the Future”

A Youth mentoring , Life –skills Program Rooted in an African Centered Rites of Passage Process, utilizing the Nguzo Saba ( Seven Principles )

  1. Unity
  2. Self-Determination
  3. Collective Work and Responsibility
  4. Cooperative Economics
  5. Purpose
  6. Creativity
  7. Faith
    + Self-Respect

Objectives

  • Building a strong Cultural Identity
  • Promote Positive Social and Emotional Skills
  • Develop Civic Engagement / Leadership
  • Promote Holistic Health and Safety
  • Promote Civic Engagement & Environmental Responsibilities
  • Enhance Self-Confidence and Leadership
  • Enhance Academic Performance and Self-Efficacy
  • Improve Family Relationship and Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Expose Diverse Career Options , Employment and Entrepreneurship
  • Recognize and Promote Excellence..
  • Demonstrate through mentoring that “ It takes a village to raise a good child”
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