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Building Better Futures Club
Grades 5 - 8 (Boys)

Building Better Futures Club (BBFC) is DDP's first all-boys leadership workshop. The weekly program is open to boys in grades 5 – 8 and the sessions focus on teaching the skills necessary to build strong and determined young men.

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Session Topics:

  • Health & Wellness

  • Financial Literacy

  • Career Exploration

  • Civic Engagements

  • Goal Setting 

  • Effective Communication

  • STEM Exploration

 

The Tools They Need

Boys learn practical tips on how to overcome obstacles and prepare for social emotional, and academic success. Additional modules include mental health basics, developing character, choosing healthy lifestyles, career explorations and financial success.

 

Expert Leadership

Mr. Joshua Dickerson is the facilitator for the workshop sessions. He is an author, poet, and public speaker who has won numerous awards including Dekalb County Teacher of the Year. He has created several programs to empower youth and has helped to create chess and robotic clubs at various programs in Atlanta. His poem “Cause I Ain’t Got a Pencil,” has sparked conversation around the world and has been shared and liked over a million times on social media.

 

How to Get Started

2022 - 2023 Session Details

  • Kick-off Event for Registered Students and Parents: August 2022

  • Weekly Virtual Workshop Sessions: August 2022 – May 2023

  • Time: Sundays 3:00 – 4:30 pm

 

Criteria for Acceptance

  • ​Parent/Guardian must complete an online application
  • Pay a non-refundable registration fee of $30

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