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Man 2 Man Urban Youth Advocate is a multifaceted
intervention, recovery, and educational support system
for youth and men of color.

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We are a nonprofit deeply committed to breaking the cycle of Father Absence for our families of color in the SF Bay Area, by providing the culturally relevant knowledge, skills, resources, and support for young men and Fathers to thrive.

Informed and compelled by our lived experience, we harness decades of evidence based research to design and customize our Fatherhood, and Life Skills curriculum, to address the unique needs of low-income men and families of color.

Since 2016, M2M has provided comprehensive programs, and wraparound services via key partners, centered on healing, self-actualization, and creating a new foundation for lasting systems change. New positive belief systems, broad based life skills, Fatherhood education, mentorship, community, and job readiness and placement, are the core elements of our work.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES – ONE FATHER AT A TIME

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Man 2 Man-Urban Youth Advocate Impact

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250
Fathers and young men of color completed our Conflict Resolution series since 2019
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Participants completed Men and Their Emotions class since 2019
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Participants in parenting class taught at bi-monthly classes at San Francisco City College
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Men of color in the SF Bay Area reached by  Man2Man programs

 

 

Man 2 Man-Urban Youth Advocate presents "The Gift of His Presence"

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This documentary film, currently in production, explores the importance of the role of men of color as fathers in the lives of their children, specifically their sons. Personal stories of fathers and sons takes us from Washington, DC to the notorious San Quentin State Prison in California. Featuring NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton, actor/producer/activist Bill Dukes, Shaka Senghor from Ava Duvernay's "13th", Tracy Martin (Trayvon Martin Foundation), and more.