I had the pleasure of interviewing Larry Phillips, M.A., LCPC. He is the facilitator of the African American Initiative at Metropolitan Family Services (MFS). This program serves African American males ages 10 – 17 and their families in the Roseland community, one of the most distressed communities in Chicago. Mr. Phillips gives a background on the organization and how the community can help the program and the participants. Listen to what he has to say now.
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Have you and your child participated in the African American Initiative? What was your experience?
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