From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men is operated by At the Well Conferences, which is a provider of events for young men that focuses on personal development, empowerment, and accountability. The two-week program takes place at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey and tailors the minority group of men through leadership development, mentorship, and rites of passage programs.
When will this take place?
The boarding program begins on July 21st, 2019 and will end on August 2nd, 2019.
This year’s keynote speaker…
Actor, Danny Glover is this year’s keynote speaker! Glover has starred in The Color Purple, Lethal Weapon, Predator, and Master Harold and The Boys.
The program director for From the Fire is none other than…
Delroy Lindo! He has been in films, The Cider House Rules, Heist, Clockers, Crooklyn, Malcolm X, and Ransom.
In an official statement, Lindo shared,
“My hope is that the experience of From the Fire will give students a boost to take the next steps in whatever goals they have planned for their lives. I want this program to stand as a profoundly encouraging dynamic for our young people.”
Signing up is free but there are only 40 spots available. In addition, scholarships are provided for those students who qualify.
Hurry! The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 31st, 2019.
For more information on the program, click here!
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