STAR Academy of Toledo Co-Sponsors Second Annual Boys 2 Men Conference

STARToledoNewsToledo, OH. – STAR Academy, of Toledo recently co-sponsored the second annual Boys 2 Men Conference, “Embracing Our Sons.” The conference is aimed at providing mentoring, guidance and generational dialogue between youth and men. 

Samuel Hancock, Ed.D., chief administrative officer for STAR had the opportunity to be a member of the Boys 2 Men conference, Advisory Committee. Gaye Dobson,STAR Principal and Hazel Mcgee, Title I teacher were also in attendance. 

“Take a look at number of young men not graduating from high school or the figures as they relate to imprisoned men, who are uneducated,” Hancock said. “There is a direct need for programs just like Boys 2 Men, to prevent these types of tragedies.” 

Established in 2009 this organization and conference seeks to address the problems of “father hunger,” which youth and society experience when the father is absent from the home.