NCDB, United Way To Discuss Strategies For Raising Boys Tuesday

Monday, August 28, 2017

The National Center for the Development of Boys is joining forces with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga to host an event for parents of the River City Bills football organization on Tuesday to provide information and advice for raising boys in today’s environment.  

NCDB Executive Director Troy Kemp and Elizabeth Tallman from the United Way of Greater Chattanooga will share latest research and strategies for educating and raising boys and address the impact of adverse childhood experiences.

The event will be held at McCallie School’s Sports and Activities Center in the second-floor team meeting room from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Tuesday’s event is part of the NCDB’s Coaches, Cops and Community program which is designed to foster and strengthen relationships among inner city families, law enforcement, athletic and other community organizations. Tuesday’s event is limited to parents of boys in the River City Bills football program. 

The Bills Youth Association is an organization formed to inspire and empower the children of the Greater Chattanooga area and their families, and is committed to providing services and support to create children with a sound mind, healthy body and a loving spirit, said officials. 

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga works to provide services and funding to organizations to make sure every person in the Chattanooga community is educated, stable and supported.  

The National Center for the Development of Boys is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of boys by providing resources and programs for parents, teachers, mentors and organizations committed to helping with their learning and development as they journey to manhood.

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