“No longer will we stand idly by and watch the prisons, gangs and streets claim our sons and daughters through father absence,” said Y2K Academy Vice-Principal and Y2K Dadz™ Director, Maurice Johnson.
Y2K Academy is committed to increasing African American male involvement in the lives of their children and orphans in the Black community. Millennial Mentoring Youth Academy, LLC is a recipient of a National Responsible Father Capacity Building Initiative (NRFCBI) grant from National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI). NFI designed the NRFCBI through a partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Family Assistance.
The $25,000 NRFCBI grant will help Millennial Mentoring Youth Academy more effectively serve fathers and families by building our capacity in the following four areas: Leadership Development; Organizational Development; Program Development; and Community Engagement. Millennial Mentoring Youth Academy, LLC was one of 25 organizations to be awarded through a competitive RFP process.