Boys' Rites of Passage

Our Sons' Futures

The Lessons

Rites of Passage Outline of Lessons and Focus

 

 

Lesson One:

What is manhood? A 300 word essay written from the young person’s perspective.

 

Lesson Two:

What will you do? In this lesson, the facilitator can tailor the questions to fit the needs of the young person. For example: What will you do if one of your peers, that you deeply admire, offers you to take a drag on a joint or do a line of cocaine or puff on a cigarette?

 

Lesson Three:

What is womanhood? An essay of no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words and the young person is required to interview 5 women, 2 of which are selected by the facilitator.

 

(Read all 13 Lessons)

 

The article Black Boy Myths Debunked clarifies why these Lessons are vital.

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