Truth for our Youth Official Press Release




Contact: Agyei Tyehimba, Author, 872-222-6764

A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens
by Agyei Tyehimba

Distinguished by his passion and commitment, Harlem-born educator, author and activist Agyei Tyehimba has mentored and empowered at-risk teens and their parents for the past two decades.

In TRUTH FOR OUR YOUTH: A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens
(CreateSpace Independent Publishing Paperback; $12.95; April 4, 2014), Agyei Tyehimba draws from this solid background in youth development. Over the course of 234 fun and engaging pages, he teaches young people that they can successfully navigate the awkward and challenging terrain of adolescence (regardless of their place of origin, family income or ethnicity) by employing pivotal information, skills, and habits.

Blending teen-friendly language with engaging activities and practical techniques taken from his professional experience, Agyei Tyehimba’s book will inspire and edify teens while equipping their parents and teachers to collaborate in the process.

About the Author:

Agyei Tyehimba is an educator, activist and author from Harlem. Agyei is a former NYC public schoolteacher, co-founder of KAPPA Middle School 215 in the Bronx, NY, and co-author of the Essence Bestselling book, Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler, published in 2007 by Simon & Schuster. Agyei has appeared on C-Span, NY1 News, and most recently on the A&E documentary, “The Mayor of Harlem: Alberto ‘Alpo’ Martinez.” Mr. Tyehimba is a  consultant and public speaker providing advice on youth development. Agyei earned his Bachelor’s degree in sociology from Syracuse University, his Master’s degree in Africana Studies from Cornell University, and his Master of Arts degree in Afro American Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

TRUTH FOR OUR YOUTH: A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens
by Agyei Tyehimba
April 4, 2014 – $12.95 – ISBN: 978-1497420434
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May 25, 2014

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