Performance Learning Center students to participate in R.E.A.L. Men Conference
Communities in Schools Hampton Roads (CISHR) will host the R.E.A.L. Men Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20, at Bryant and Stratton in Hampton. CISHR is a national dropout prevention program that serves nine schools in the Hampton Roads area, including the Performance Learning Center at the Campus at Lee. PLC students are attending the conference and are serving as hosts.
The "R.E.A.L Men" Conference is for high school male students. R.E.A.L stands for Reconstructing, Educating, and Affecting Lives through real men, which aims to break down the worldly definitions of what it means to be a man that has led to dysfunctional views of manhood. Speaker presentations topics include: Building a Legacy Worth Following, The Image of Manhood, and The Purposed Man.
Students are expected to wear a suit to the conference. As a result of a community partnership with The Mount Peninsula of Newport News, students who did not have suits were provided with brand-new tailored suits.
This conference is a spin off of the Performance Learning Center "Ment 2 Be Mentoring" program, which provides monthly mentoring sessions with Mentor Carl and Tee Dixon of The Mount Peninsula.
To learn more about CIS, visit http://cisofhamptonroads.org/
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