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Meet De'Von Truvel
CCreator of Black Wall Street The Board Game and Lead Instructor of Play Black Wall Street Academy. De'Von has a degree from the University of California Davis and a deep passion for helping people embrace and achieve their dreams. In addition to De'Von, scholars will be exposed to weekly guests ranging from Fashion Brand Founders, Educational Leaders, and Financial Professionals.
This book reviews the vision to create a Black Future Month using 7 Principles based on West Afrikan Adinkra Symbols.
Access to Mentors
Scholars will have access to weekly mentors in ranging professions. All guests are passionate about youth development and have a wealth of industry specific information.
Powered by Google Classroom
Here we will review the course topics, how Google Classroom works, and course expectations. This session will have a special guest to get students energized about the course.
Week 1 we jump right into learning about how the economy functions as a system. With a Financial Professional joining as our special guest.
Here we will focus on personal finance and individual (family) wealth building!
Here we will review the power of entrepreneurship and ownership with guest speakers to discuss their business journey.
Capstone Projects are popular in most Graduate Level programs Why not start early? Your scholars will complete a Capstone project around their vision for their personal future.
Students will complete their Capstone Project and complete the course!
What age group is this for? This curriculum was created for ages 14-18. More resources to come for other age groups.
What dates will this Academy take Place? Week 0 will be May 30th and go through July 5th. We will go live with students and guests once per week.
How much is the program? This 5 week culturally relevant program will be only $24 per week or $120 per scholar for the whole program. This includes a Black Wall Street board game, Ownership hat, signed book, and Certificate of Completion.
What type of assignments will be given? Scholars will have weekly reading, writing, and video assignments to create a holistic learning environment.
What materials or books are needed? All readings will be provided via PDFs in Google Classroom. Students must have internet access, an email, and willingness to participate.
Why is there a Capstone Project? We want to prepare scholars for Graduate Level thinking and creativity. Our Capstone Project aims to get scholars thinking about their future and passions.
Will school credit be awarded for completion? As of now Play Black Wall Street Academy does not offer credit bearing courses. However some teachers and schools have offered extra credit for completion. Contact your school or teacher to inquire.Ask Us
"Black Future Month is a powerful piece of literature that can truly make a difference in our community."
Delton Walker, Los Angeles
"We love Black Wall Street The Board Game, my kids keep asking to play!"
Cooper Family, USA
"De'Von is always energetic, has good vibes, and cares about the students."
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