The Black Suit Initiative (BSI) is a leadership and community engagement program for young men in middle and high school. BSI participants have the opportunity to improve academic performance, explore their career interests and participate in positive team building exercises. BSI is a program of The Sparrow’s Nest, a nonprofit focused on developing student educational, artistic and character-building skills to better prepare them for their transition to college or career. To learn more visit

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