EDU, Inc. launched the Getting African American Males Educated (G.A.M.E.) initiative in conjunction with the Atlanta Hawks Organization this past NBA season. Students from Metro-Atlanta high schools selected by their guidance counselors heard presentations from various black male professionals, met and were photographed with Atlanta Hawks players, completed the EDU, Inc. Common Black College Application and watched the Atlanta Hawks versus the Miami Heat basketball game.
The mission of the G.A.M.E. initiative is to foster a since of community, self awareness, and the importance of education among African-American males. Mentors from various walks of life are partnered with the students during the G.A.M.E. events to help acmplish this all important mission.
The success of the G.A.M.E. initiative has led to the scheduling of eleven events with the following NBA teams. The Miami G.A.M.E. event will include both African-American and Latino Males. Please visit www.edugameevent.com for more information.