Vision

We are transforming the lives of Young Male Scholars of color from diverse socio-economic backgrounds through engaging Leadership education, training, mentoring, and coaching.
From The Fire

Due to COVID-19From The Fire Leadership Academy’s (FTF) 2021 Programs will be conducted 100% virtually.  We will be back in-person in 2022.

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2021 FOCUS

From The Fire’s 2021 focus will be on fully developing and implementing its Alumni Weekend Intensive Program, 8th through 10th Grade Weekend Intensive Program and its 11th & 12th Grade Two-Week Program.  These programs will all build towards our 2022 plans of getting back In-Person and on campus.

Though From The Fire is a young black male-centric organization we seek NOT to exclude anyone from the education we offer. We promote inclusion as well as value diversity in, sexual orientation, self-identification, ethnicity, and disability. Our curriculum includes education, events, training, and providing resources to help advance these young men personally and professionally. We are intent on creating a collaborative and supportive environment where diversity is celebrated, and individuals are empowered.

Respect

We will respect everyone’s rights, feelings, and opinions.

Excellence

We will recruit Scholars and execute our programs with excellence as our benchmark.

Ethics

We will always be ethical and true in our dealings.

Diversity & Inclusion

FTF is male centric, but accepts anyone based on their chosen identity.

Scholar Focus

All that we do will be geared towards our Scholars’ improvement.

Collaboration

From The Fire will engage others to improve, fund and administer its Programs.

From The Fire

“There is, in this world, no such force like a man determined to rise.”

~ W.E.B. DuBois

LEADERSHIP  •  MENTORSHIP  •  RITES OF PASSAGE

MISSION:Through our marketing campaign and Alumni Program, we will enroll Young Male Scholars of color from diverse socio-economic backgrounds into our various FTF programs and grow our In-Person Program to having 200 Scholars in attendance by 2027.  Our Programs will educate and push our Scholars beyond their limits and to new heights.