Support the develoment of: Compassionate, Ethical, Intelligent, and Self-Confident leadership.

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Platinum Minds a 501 (3)c non-profit. Our mission, to assist academically motivated boys with resources so they can develop the leadership skills necessary to be positive role models and change the trajectory of conditions in their communities. We have far too many boys dying on our streets and young children being allowed fail and matriculate when they aren't able to properly read or write. As the greatest nation in the world, we can and must do better.

A Decade of Difference and over 300 boys served

Providing An Opportunity For Greatness

  • Summer Camp Initiative
    Students who attend our Summer Camp get the opportunity to enjoy being a young adult in a safe and caring environment. For many of them,...
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  • Arete’ Leaders Initiative
    The primary focus of the Arete’ Leaders Initiative is to develop future leaders in our communities.  As young scholars develop leadership skills, they also get...
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  • Mentoring
    There are limited opportunities in the lives of young men for them to receive the attention and encouragement they need to navigate the many challenges...
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  • Secondary School Scholarship Initiative
    We assist our scholars with getting accepted into top secondary schools. These scholars are at a critical age where they must be exposed to better...
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Future Leaders

Positive Role Model
Ethical Principles
Confident, Just, Intelligent
Did You Know? Our Youth - The Future Leaders Can Make the difference in these statistics.
  • Unemployment rate among African Americans continues to rise, reaching over 30% Unconscious bias continues to be a factor in employment, education and in the judicial system.
  • More children are behind bars in this country than in other industrialized nations.
  • The gun homicide rate in the United States for teens and young adults ages 15 to 24 is 42.7 times higher than the combined rate for the other nations.
  • Every day in the United States 200 new jails are constructed.
  • By all standards of human and moral decency, children in America are under assault

  • Most inmates can barely read
  • The US spends over $70 billion dollars a year in incarceration.
  • African-Americans make up 12% of the nation’s drug users, but represent 34% of those arrested for drug offenses, and 45% of those in state prison for such offense as of 2005.
  • How is justice and civil rights failing our system and crumbling our economic development?
  • We can do better as a nation?
  • Would it be better for a nation to be judged on how well all its' citizens achieve, rather than on how well a few achieve at the expense of others? We think so.