articles tagged "Will Green"

Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Hosts 1st Annual Luncheon

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 | buzz
The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute

Dr. Odom explains the importance of business creation and economic readiness in black communities. In his words,”In some communities a dollar circulates for 20 days, but in the black community a dollar circulates for 6 hours.” more »

Mentoring Positives

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 | buzz
MentoringPostives

On Tuesday October 23, our host Aaron Perry spoke with Will Green, the founder of Mentoring Positives. Will has a background in working with children in the juvenile justice system, and he and his wife work primarily with the youth in the Darbo-Worthington neighborhood. “It is essential that the city supports a program like this. We give them a place where [the youth] can come and feel like a family” They work with many mentors in the community, and involve a variety of activities, including family events, to foster a strong sense of community within the children. There will be a banquet  celebrating the 8th anniversary of the program at the Discovery Institute on November 10. Two community leaders will be honored with the Muriel Pipkins Award, in honor of Will Green’s mother, who passed away from breast cancer.   Listen to the interview here: more »

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