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The Ellis Effect

The Ellis Effect is a program that guides boys ages 12-16 to get the guidance they need in their boy to young man transition as they represent the young men of YAMM in public appearances.​​

​​The Ellis Effect objectives include:​​

Plan and shop for healthy foods

Preparing a meal

Social and Self Management Skills

Develop and maintain healthy friendships and family relationships

Etiquette skills and appropriate behaviors for young boys

Time management

Financial management

Goal setting

Career exploration

Laundry skills

Personal hygiene/grooming

Personal safety/basic first aid

Exercise and physical fitness

Leadership Skills

Volunteer and support the community

Comply with laws

Register to vote

volunteers preparing and handing children feed
volunteer handing a resident food
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