What We Do
Making A Difference
The Brothers Brunch
Young men ages 11 and up are welcomed to join us for a morning of brunch, conversation, and activities focused on making them successful academically, socially, emotionally.
21st Century Skill programs
Academic & Social growth
Our school based programs teach social and emotional competence with a academic twist. Courses like coding, drone piloting, and financial literacy, student's are exposed to emerging market skills while keying in on the core social and emotional competencies needed to successfully navigate school and the workplace.
Summer enrichment program
With this initiative, our goal is to expose students to STEAM fields, the arts, and golf. From dissections to self expression through photography, students will grow academically, culturally, and emotionally.
Fit Fest is a quarterly community fitness event. Participants engage in a morning of 100% FREE personal training and Fitness Instruction from several of the areas top fitness experts!! Experience different exercise styles and find what best fits you! The day includes giveaways, contests and health screenings.
C.O.R.E. (Creating Opportunity for Real Employment)
RWB Construction and The DAD Initiative have partnered to create a workforce development model, C.O.R.E., which is both viable and sustainable. Students will receive not only construction specific training, but also coursework in social necessities including financial literacy, interviewing, character development, and resume writing. Combining both organizations’ strengths, leads to a strong program with every facet of content being delivered by an expert on the subject.
Trainings & Presentations
The D.A.D. Initiative engages in both speaking engagements and trainings. Our menu includes Equity in Education, Youth Resilience, and Culturally Relevant Social & Emotional Learning. We are currently creating new modules to train auxiliary school staff on ACE's & appropriate interventions, as well as family engagement techniques.
We have several programs that are reproducible, all of which have an underlying social & emotional learning component and 21st century skills base.