Open to African-American Boys, grades 6-12
Adult Male Membership
open to Gary area males with a minimum of a High School
education and in good citizenship standing (Advisory Board)
Adult Female Membership
open to mothers and other females to serve as a
AAAYC also offers free tutoring for male students in grades 4 to 12 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway.
The group participates in black empowerment workshops and sports activities weekly. Once a month members are provided a free excursion to reward them for attending the workshops. Rep. Vernon Smith is board president.
The primary purposes are:
1. Promoting self-esteem among African-American males
2. Providing educational opportunities and motivation for African American males
3. Seeking and/or providing employment opportunities for African American males
4. Providing counseling and guidance to African-American males
5. Providing mentors for selected African-American male youth
6. Providing programs that foster male responsibility
7. Providing cultural and recreational opportunities to African American
We meet every Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
I.U. Northwest Campus
Hawthorn Hall (Room 219)
3400 Broadway, Gary, Indiana
Basketball 2:00-3:00 p.m
Glen Theatre, Gary, IN
Photo courtesy of The Gary Crusader
Owned and operated by the AAAYC.
20 W Ridge Rd,
Gary, IN 46408