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We seek to partner and support the mission of schools and organizations serving children, youth & families by providing strength-based youth development and family enhancement workshops. Son of a Dream aims to increase parental engagement and provide important life skills training for youth on a wide range of topics including healthy relationships and trauma awareness.
Youth & Family Workshops
“When I See Me”
“When I See Me” is a two-part workshop series that explores the portrayal of African-American men and boys in the media. This workshop aims to engage participants in a thought-provoking dialogue on self-concept and racial identity. The maximum capacity is 15-20 participants.
“He Won’t Talk, She Won’t Listen”
“He Won’t Talk, She Won’t Listen” is a two-part workshop series that offers strategies on improving communication and strengthening bonds between mothers and sons. Workshop participants must consist of a mother and son pair. The workshop is led by one facilitator and requires at least six (6) mother and son pairs. The maximum capacity is eight (8) pairs. If a group exceeds maximum capacity then a co-facilitator will be assigned.
“My Life is Valuable!”
“My Life is Valuable” is a five-part youth violence prevention workshop series that educates youth on the impact of community violence. Youth will receive trauma-informed instruction and conflict resolution strategies. Maximum capacity is 15 participants.
“Baba Strong” centers the engagement of fathers and father figures in the school setting.This is a workshop series that covers ways fathers can improve their child’s learning experience by strengthening communication, building confidence, and more.