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Course Description

The Who Am I Program (for youth) is a self development course targeted at  the youth aged 14-20 to empower them in this new world of dynamic shifts in acknowledging anti-racism, oppression and microaggressions. It will provide an in-depth curriculum understanding of self-esteem, institutional frameworks of workplace norms and business acumen of understanding finances, navigating the workplace and society as a whole.

Course Schedule

  • The course meets for 2 hours every week, for 8 weeks.
  • Class is held Tuesdays at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST.
  • All classes are held on Zoom, a web-conferencing platform. A built-in camera and microphone are required.

Class Size
30 students; minimum enrollment is 10 students.

Price
This course is free for all BBPA Members. The course costs $45 for non-Members.

Audience
Geared towards youth aged 14-20 interested in self-development and empowerment.

Platform
Zoom. Information regarding how to join will be provided after the registration is complete.

Enrollment
To enroll, please sign up below. A confirmation email will be sent to you.
We will also reach out directly to enrolled attendees as we get closer to the start date.

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  • Week 1 & 2

    Self esteem & efficacy (An analysis of self, societal norms on race and expectations through various exercises and assigned tasks)

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  • Week 3

    RIGHTS (overview of the Human Rights code and applicable policies)

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    Deconstructing Race, Racism and Privilege (understanding Anti-racism, oppression, ABR and white privilege)

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  • Week 5

    Financial Literacy

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  • Week 6

    Public Speaking 101 (The Art of Articulation and Presence)

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  • Week 7

    Interviewing Skills (Honing knowledge, skills and comprehension of job criterion)

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  • Week 8

    Stepping Out with Conviction (course completion with culminating exercise and certificate presentation)

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