“Blacks United for Youth, Inc. (BUY-Cobb) provides mentoring, leadership development, scholarships, and community services for the youth of Cobb County and the surrounding communities of greater Atlanta.”
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BUY-Cobb Leadership Academy alumni have attended many of the country’s finest higher learning institutions and have been employed in diverse professions, including but not limited to marketing, telecommunications, IT, and education.
“I believe being around his peers and being exposed to various individuals with different backgrounds helped him see that success comes in various ways.”
“In a time where children are so addicted to social media, an organization like this is so crucial. Having such a connection to their phones, leaves them disconnected from reality. BUY Cobb instills values in them that Social Media and reality t.v. doesn’t. The education they receive and the opportunities set.”
“When he spoke to you, he was very unsure of his words. [H]e would stumble…make changes in what he was saying. Now, when he speaks to you, he always gives you [eye] contact…make sure that he expresses what he is feeling in a very articulate way.
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BUY-Cobb’s membership is comprised of professionals that offer distinct skill sets in careers such as business, law, medicine, and education. Our Leadership Academy is a community supported program which features best practices in learning and mentoring.
Our alumni have attended many of the country’s finest higher learning institutions and have been employed in diverse professions, including but not limited to marketing, telecommunications, IT, music, and education.
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