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100 Black Men of Savannah mentor Johnson students

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - SCJ and the 100 Black Men of Savannah are helping provide students at Johnson High School with the tools they need learn financial wisdom. The program is called Economic Empowerment and is designed to offer students an introduction into the world of business through mentoring sessions.

"We're real men giving real time making a difference. And this is another opportunity to make a difference. We're addressing the issues of mentoring, and of course this is a critical piece. It's a matter of helping them have a chance to make their own, and to model some of the things that can be done in the future," said 100 Black Men of Savannah President Lloyd Johnson.

The program has expanded this year with 12 mentors instead of eight. At the end of the program, four students will be awarded college scholarships.

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