ROP Schedule (Youth Ages 7 - 12)


“Transformation from boyhood to manhood; not by age, but by acquiring knowledge, maturation and demonstrating responsibility at school, home and the community.”

ROP Sessions are on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month for youth ages 7 - 12

Sept. 15, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Orientation, Goals and Expectations, Bro. Earl & Randy)


Oct. 6, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Economic Development, Facilitator Bro. Earl) Township  
Oct. 20, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Bullying Prevention, Facilitator Bro. Randy) Township

Nov. 3, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm (Know Your Rights, Facilitator Bro. Randy) Township
Nov. 17, 2018 11:30am - 3:00pm (Fieldtrip Sky Zone) Township

Dec. 1, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm  (Kwanzaa Principles Facilitator Bro. Earl) Township

Dec. 26, 2018 5:30pm - 8:30pm (Kwanzaa Celebration, Wednesday) Prisco Community Center


Jan. 5, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Just Say Know, Facilitator Bro. Earl) Township

Jan. 19, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Eyes on the Prize, Facilitator Bro. Randy) Township


Feb. 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Road To Freedom, Facilitator Bro. Earl) Township

Feb. 16, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Fieldtrip Luigi's) 12:30am to 2:30pm Township


Mar. 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Healthy Decisions, Bro. Earl) Township

Mar.  16, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Allen Iverson, Bro. Randy) Township


April 6, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (College Fieldtrip) Township

April 20, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Ruby Bridges, Facilitator Bro. Randy) Prisco 150 W. Illinois Ave.


May 4, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm (ROP Graduation Ceremony) 3:30pm to 5:00pm Luigi's

June 15, 2019 3:30pm - 7:30pm (Juneteenth MLK Park) 

June - August (Job Readiness Training for youth ages 14-25) 30 S. Stolp Ave. Suite 311

Job Readiness Training Application.pdf

Aug. 9 2019 4:30pm - 7:00pm (Back 2 School Fair) Greene Field Park 774 Illinois Ave.

AAMOU Rites Of Passage

Rites Of Passage:

AAMOU believes that you must feed the mind and then the body. Our goal is to inspire youth to excel in school and life. To raise self esteem, self confidence and self worth. Other activities include but not limited to community service project, chess club, book club, field-trips, mentoring and employment opportunities. Our Rites Of Passage sessions consists of the following:
  • Rites of Passage take place every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month.
  • Each participant will enjoy one hour of recreation/socialization (Basketball, ping pong, pool, etc...)
  • One hour lesson and dialogue in Manhood Training with Q&A
  • 30 minutes lunch (provided by AAMOU)
Rites Of Passage Location: 
Aurora Township
313 Gale Street
Aurora, IL 60506

For more information contact Ricky Rodgers at (630) 606-1910

To make a tax-deductible donation to AAMOU and help sponsor our annual back to school fair, a culture enriched event (Juneteenth and Kwanzaa), culture enriched fieldtrips, or you could sponsor a child in our Rites of Passage program which is vital and essential for youth at risk of gangs, drugs & violence. Click DONATE or you could send a donation directly to:
P.O Box 1534    
Aurora IL, 60507

Thank You for your support!

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