FIF Services

SUBSTANTIVE CONVERSATION THRU ~

Research based and Conversations with African & African American males regarding education, policy, barriers & personal concerns which interrupt plans.  The process of listening to males so that their 'VOICE' is  not denied nor lost is a major aspect of day to day interaction, dream fulfillment, decision making or silence.  Where an interruption occurs - of most importance is taking dreams off the shelf to place them into a functional existence! 


  1. "Changing the Narrative of African American & African Males" a researched based historical comparative and mathematical summary of a male's life outlines education, pressure points, methods of change & interactive discussion survey.

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE & MEDIATION DISCUSSIONS

2-Person & Community situations may exist, but Restorative Justice seeks understanding, not judgement.  Though similar to mediation, restorative justice offers

  1. Substantive conversation for those involved
  2. Joint selection of resolutions, thus community gains.
  3. Attempting to detect a 360-degree understanding.

The aspect of policy can be valuable in these instances thus F.I.F. works with entities (schools, community organizations, groups) to support needed placement(s).

ETIQUETTE 4 MALES ~ RELATIONAL & BEYOND

  • Stylishness is presented
  • Focus of dinner is discussed 
  • The value of why bother is presented
  • Etiquette as an intricate part of male life & moving well beyond entering the room is developed.    


Thus substantive conversation, self-excellence & heightened acceptance can be absorbed.