To become a national model for African American and African-Diaspora culture that effectively provides the necessary services, programs, and engages the community in our Education for a truly Equitable Education System.
Committed to intellectually, culturally, and socially inspiring the whole student toward excellence and success. Through programs, resources, services, mentoring and activities that foster a nurturing, supportive, and welcoming environment focused on students of African origin. Moreover, we are dedicated to engaging the broader community, the surrounding black community, and the world for balanced student and leadership development enjoined with the promotion and distinction of the academic excellence and self-actualization of our Providence Youth who are the Leaders of today.
- Protecting Black students while teaching them their rights
- Teaching Self-Mastery Techniques
- Teaching Mindfulness Practices
- Increasing Black student retention in the Providence School System.
- Developing a Mentorship Program to inspire and encourage students to grow into the Highest and Grandest Versions of Themselves
- Developing a Scholars Program to support the retention and graduation of these students.
- Working with Education Leaders and Professional Storytellers to develop a Black Studies course to help our Youth understand History, Identity, Culture, and Change. Building that class/es into K-12 curriculum to ensure that our history is being taught thoroughly and in an engaging manner.
- Broaden Academic Support Services to all Black students to increase their retention and graduation rates. (Review what our current academic support service in the K-12 system)
- Gaining Resources to help meet Rhode Island’s Black community family needs.
- Establishing a Black Student Advisory group to be implemented to serve as a link between City Leadership and Black Students the City of Providence.
- Teaching Financial Literacy and Wealth Planning taught by Black Leaders employing assigned to deal with the financial needs of Black students.
- Increase in the percentage of full-time Black faculty to equal the increased percentage of full-time Black students.
- Establishing a Black Scholarship Fund
Chace Baptista, Roberto Gonzalez, Zuli Vidal, Sherri Bevel, Christine Alves, James Monterio, Tim Quainoo, Anthony Carrion, Julius Hoff, Alice Dele, Rudy Mosely, Terrell Osborne, Valerie Tutson
Barbara Mullen, Providence Public School District and Jillian Fain, City of Providence