In this episode
Segment 1 - Dr. Charles Corprew III shares data from his year long study of the Silverback Society program's impact at several New Orleans schools.
Segment 2 - Ron Wilkerson shares how and why he and his social and pleasure club decided to take advantage of the Silverback Society's structured mentoring system to make their contribution to the community.
Norman Robinson interviews Lloyd Dennis about the redesign of the the SilverbackSociety.com website and its unique features that allow efficient operation of the program and almost instant communication.
He then speaks to Dr. Christopher Williams about his thesis on the impact of Silverback Society mentoring and manhood training, and his experiences as a long time volunteer with the program.
Insufficient "public support" led to a reduction in the annual funding from our largest foundation partner. We went to the city council to make our case for the need to be considered for funding in the next city budget. This Episode of Silverback Society News is an edited version of our presentation to the council and their very supportive responses.
Last month Host Norman Robinson interviewed Mrs. Nedra Wardsworth and Mtumishi St. Julien. Mrs. Wardsworth who was wife to the late Co-Founder of the Silverback Society, Pastor Arthur Wardsworth shares her perspectives about the mentoring movement that her husband and Lloyd Dennis began in 2007. Also on the show tumishi St. Julien who is a volunteer, board member and serves at the Silverback Society Campus Liason discusses the relationship the Silverback Society develops with their partner schools.
Seasoned news anchor Norman Robinson takes on the Moderator role as Silverback Society News premiers our new in studio format with two Mentors and board members of the Silverback Society who share our early history and their personal experiences and insights as experienced Mentors