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Black History Month Challenge Coming to Armory February 26

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Middle and high school students will get a chance to test their knowledge of African American history and the contributions of blacks within the sciences on Tuesday, February 26.  After receiving requests from local students, the Mount Vernon Community That Cares coalition through the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau, agreed to  once again host the popular competition that brings together teams […]

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Youth Bureau G.E.M Program Celebrates Kwanzaa – 12/26/2012

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The Youth Bureau will be recognizing all G.E.M. participants (Girls Embracing Maturity) for their dedication to the program over the past year and will be hosting a G.E.M. Kwanzaa Celebration in honor of their achievements. Kwanzaa, an African American celebration of heritage and culture, celebrated from December 26 through January 1, with each of the […]

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MOUNT VERNON YOUTH BUREAU PARTNERS WITH THE AFRIKAN BROTHERHOOD TO PRESENT
2nd Annual KING SOLOMON AND QUEEN OF SHEBA AFRIKAN YOUTH CEREMONY

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Mount Vernon, New York, June 20, 2012 – More than 200 parents, youth, clergy and community leaders are expected to honor 30 high school seniors through the City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau, Y-COP and the Afrikan Brotherhood’s King Solomon & Queen Sheba Afrikan Youth Celebration on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Macedonia Community Center. […]