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Interview w/ The Authors of Brother to Brother: Motivation for Young African-American Men

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Brother to Brother: Motivation for Young African-American Men is the family’s first major release that is already garnering top-tier support. In 2003, Lloyd Young developed and implemented a funding strategy for the Indian Creek Correctional Center substance abuse treatment program. This one-thousand-bed correctional facility, solely dedicated for offender substance abuse treatment, is the largest of its kind in the United States of America. Mr. Young administered a regional Alcohol Safety Action Program (A.S.A.P.), which provides probation and substance abuse intervention services for individuals arrested and/or convicted of alcohol and drug-related offenses. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. Currently serving as president of Young Minds Youth and Family Development, Lloyd A. Young has been instrumental in helping his organization build national relationships. Through a partnership with CNN, Young Minds was able to bring the advance screening of Black in America 2 to Virginia. He holds a B.S. degree in Engineering Technology from Virginia State University. He is director of Young Academy, a STEM enrichment program. Keon Young is Known for his keen marketing and branding skills, . Keon is a graduate of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia. Sean T. Young has been called to bring motivation to African-American men and boys to live up to their God-given potential. As a graduate of Morehouse College, he is currently earning dual master’s degrees in Social Work and Divinity from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Union University, respectively. He serves as a youth minister for Rising Mount Zion Baptist Church of New Kent, Virginia. He is also the Co-Founder of Young Minds Youth and Family Development Inc., where he serves as director of Brother 2 Brother