Rites of Passage

The Rites of Passage, sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Minneapolis Chapter, is proud to celebrate its 22nd year of  developing talented young men of African descent for leadership and service.

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©2020 Rites of Passage, sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Minneapolis Chapter  



... the Twin Cites' renowned leadership acceleration experience for high achieving male high school seniors of African descent

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure ...

Marianne Williamson

2020 Rites of Passage

Enters second half of program

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Minneapolis Chapter, has a very talented cohort of Rites of Passage (ROP) "Initiates" from across the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  They have been busy since September getting steeped in a variety of leadership readiness and service engagements.   They have accepted the mantle of leadership and are readying themselves for manhood and success in college.   Please support these gentlemen in their aspiration and achievement as they converge on the ROP Community Celebration on 14 March 2020.

                                            Excellence is a team sport

2020 ROP Initiates at the Annual Retreat in Dec 2019 


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