BECOME A GENTLEMAN

Join our community of over 100 male educators of color from around the country. Participate in our Impact Cohort gatherings, increase your skill set with our Professional Development sessions, and unwind at our Socials.

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BUILDING A CRADLE TO CAREER PIPELINE

Gentlemen form mentoring groups to support boys of color by utilizing our Code Orange social-emotional learning scope and sequence model. Through supporting our Gentlemen, young boys attend field experiences, receive internships, and participate in our annual Solutions Symposium.

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OUR REFERAL PROGRAM

PG refer Gentlemen to our HeartWork School partners from around the country. Gentlemen receive the chance to make a difference in a new community while schools increase their presence of positive male role models in their buildings. It's a win-win for everyone!

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OUR WORK IN ACTION

Get an inside peek into the classroom of our Gentlemen and hear how Profound Gentlemen has helped them to become a better educator!

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 MISSION AND VISION

The Mission of Profound Gentlemen is to build a community of male educators of color who provide a profound additional impact through social-emotional learning and cultivating a cradle to career pipeline for boys of color.

Moving Forward

In 2015-16, Profound Gentlemen attracted over 150 male educators of color and retained 90% of them into the profession. Together, our Gentlemen impacted approximately 3,000 boys of color through providing more time in mentoring groups.

In 2016, our goals are the following:

– Retain 90% of Gentlemen in the field of education

– 90% of Boys of Color in our Gentlemen’s mentoring groups will graduate from high school

– 90% of Boys of Color in our Gentlemen’s mentoring groups will be exposed to and experience  diverse career backgrounds

Our Team

Jason Terrell
co-CEO/Director of Development
Mario Jovan Shaw
co-CEO/Director of Programming

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