“There are many issues that are facing the world right now. I have made it a major purpose in my life to make an impact on others by my community service. My personal mission has been working to prepare our youth to become productive members of our society. Below are the organizations that I have either started or support in order to fulfill my mission.” ~Attorney Melvyn R. Burrow
Below are three non-profits that Attorney Burrow has dedicated his time to. Please consider donating your time, money and skills to these organizations.
The Urban Pre-College Education Network
The Urban Pre-College Education Network (UPCEN) is a college preparatory program that prepares minority high school students for a successful college experience. The free workshops meet bi-monthly on Saturday morning from 11 am to 1:00 pm. The program begins in September and runs through May. Please visit UPCEN.org to learn more about the program and to view the current Workshop Calendar.
Some of the UPCEN workshops offered include:
- Math SAT
- College Fairs
- Financial Aid
- Time Management
- Study-Skill Sessions
- Lecture and Note Taking Techniques
- Do’s & Don’ts of College Life
Upcoming UPCEN Workshop
Encompasses all aspects of college life, ranging from selecting classes, meeting with academic advisors, choosing a study buddy and the navigating the social scene of who, what, when and where.
Let Us Make Man
Let Us Make Man – The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood is a annual event which features a day filled with information session, workshop and fellowshipping within the Black Community. Many leaders in the Black Community come to the event and share their wisdom with other black men and youth. Please visit http://www.letusmakeman.net/ to get more information.
Male Action Coalition – MAC Mentoring Program
The Male Action Coalition mentors mentor young Black males from the ages of 10 thru 18. The objective of the program is to empower black males with a sense of consciousness, competence, and commitment toward the building and maintenance of strong families, and supportive community institutions. Please call (404) 875-5626 to get more information.
Attorney Melvyn R. Burrow Honored with the Spirit of the League Award
Attorney Melvyn R. Burrow was chosen as one of the award recipients for the annual “Spirit of the League” Award from The Atlanta Urban League, Inc. He received the award at the awards luncheon held on June 26, 2010 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atrium Ballroom.
Attorney Melvyn R. Burrow was featured on People2People on Wbtv Channel 2 News please click on link to view the video.