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Freedom Middle

Dekalb County Schools

Young Men of Freedom


The mission of Young Men of Freedom (YMF) is to play an integral role in the conversion of young men into productive, well-rounded individuals. Primarily, through structured mentoring, and social skills training the aim is to assist the young men with developing and enhancing character, while also encouraging accountability, integrity, dignity, honesty, positive attitude, self-respect, and respect for others. Young Men of Freedom was created with the philosophy that every young man is born with a purpose, the capacity to succeed, and the desire for greatness.

For more information contact Charles Lightner, 7th Grade Counselor, Cornelius Thomas, 8th Grade Language Arts Instructor, or Sumner Hutcheson, School Social Worker