JKC Youth Portal

sponsored BY THE rOYALE cohesive network

Royale Cohesive Network entrepreneurial program allows youth ages 25 and younger the opportunity to learn essential tools to propel youth from under-resourced communities towards success in school, college and career. Focused on these components, we teach critical thinking, demanding academics, values and life skills empowering the youth, at all learning abilities, to steadfastly pursue personal and financial excellence.

 
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Brown Sugar Babe

Description

When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be! This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing.

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Juneteenth (Holiday Histories)

Description

Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.

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Hair Love

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Based on the Oscar winning short film! It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this story of self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters. Zuri knows her hair is beautiful, but it has a mind of its own! It kinks, coils, and curls every which way.

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Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

Description

An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, filmmaker Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, lawman Bass Reeves, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, and musician Prince.

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Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire - The Lemonade Escapade

Description

Danny Dollar is a kid with a plan. He is out to become a millionaire and conquer the world. Unfortunately for him, the neighborhood bullies have other plans for Danny, like public humiliation. But when the last person in the world he would have expected enters his life, something happens that he never could have imagined. Along the way in this fun story, Danny is teaching kids about finance, banking, investing and entrepreneurship. 

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Ada Twist, Scientist

Description

Ada Twist’s head is full of questions. Like her classmates Iggy and Rosie—stars of their own New York Times bestselling picture books Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer—Ada has always been endlessly curious. Even when her fact-finding missions and elaborate scientific experiments don’t go as planned, Ada learns the value of thinking her way through problems and continuing to stay curious. 

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JuneteenthKC is a 501c3 organization.
Direct  Correspondence & Donations can be mailed to:
PO BOX 9661 Kansas City, MO 64134

Festival Information:
(816) 673-0004
JuneteenthKC@gmail.com

 

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