MOVE

Overview

Empowering African American Males with Disabilities to Overcome Barriers, Become Self-Determined, and to Graduate High School College & Career Ready.

Each July, the Virginia Department of Education welcomes African- American males with disabilities from across the Commonwealth to participate in a three-day summit.

Through utilizing state leadership and mentors, young men ages 13-21 engage in activity-based learning. Participants unlock their potential to overcome barriers, become self-determined, and graduate high school to be college and career ready.

Concurrent parent workshops offer resources and tools to promote self-determination in their sons and increase parent engagement in the education process.

The MOVE Summit is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education. All costs associated with lodging and meals are covered, as well as reimbursement for mileage to and from the event.

Details

When: July 14-16, 2019

Where: Virginia State University in Petersburg, VA

Who: Virginia African American male youth with disabilities ages 13-21 and parent(s)

Application Due Date: April 1, 2019

Applications will be reviewed and acceptance letters will be emailed on or before May 20, 2019.

Download the flyer below.

2019 Flyer for MOVE Summit.

MOVE 2019 Flyer

Contact

For more information or questions please contact:

Amanda Randall at Randalaa@jmu.edu

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