2011 Best Curriculum, Life Skills & Character Education, Association of Educational Publishers
Empower young men of color to break through limiting stereotypes and make
positive choices about the kinds of men they want to be. The complete
program includes an anthology, DVD, and Leader's Guide with 36 interactive
"By being honest about their struggles, and explicit
about the things that helped them, these young men show
what it takes to change."
—Geoffrey Canada, CEO, Harlem Children's Zone, in his foreword to Real Men.
"At a time when we are losing so many young men, a
resource like Real Men can literally save lives."
—Pedro Noguera, Professor, New York University.
Help young men:
— recognize their strengths
— improve their skills
— learn how to seek help
It's no secret that young men, and young men of color
in particular, are in crisis. The statistics on
graduation rates, employment, and crime are shocking.
Furthermore, it can be very difficult to reach young
men, who are often alienated and resistant.
This curriculum will help you gain the trust of
teens by showing that you value their experiences.
The persistence of the young men in these true stories
will inspire your teens, and their practical strategies
will help your students succeed at school, work, and in
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