Osiris Organization has a team of writers who are determined to motivate urban youth and those interested in the growth of urban youth. We like to emphasize the importance of youth and technology, entrepreneurship, mentorship, and love for one's self.
We develop ourselves from the experiences, the education, and the environment surrounding us. Every incident is embedded into our personalities. Our level of strength is formulated from the love and support of those dear to us. Read More
Breaking my self-destructive cycles wasn’t easy. I’m still working on some of them. Witnessing many of the youth at the juvenile facility make the same mistakes over and over again made me realize I had that same kind of self-destructive thinking once upon a time. Read More
While being in residence at a juvenile facility I witnessed so many other young black boys dealing with the same issues I struggled with. We made poor choices but those choices were based on how we lived, what we were taught, our constant family financial struggles and not knowing if we were going to eat that day. Read More
Born in the late 80’s, my parents never married and didn't stay together. My siblings and I witnessed our mom's dysfunctional relationships and the abuse she endured by her male friends. Seeing this left an emotional scar on us. Read More
My daughter, Cicley, sat on the edge of the couch in her Sunday best, staring at her phone. I already knew that she was eyeing the new dress that she wanted to order for an upcoming school dance. Read More
Think-for-YourselfJamaal May is a spoken word poet that I had to honor of meeting in Mount Pleasant, MI in 2014. In his poem, There A Birds Here, he speaks of someone who’s confidence paints a better perception of his city. Read More
Janise sat with her friends in the middle of the cafeteria. It was lunch time and they had sat in the same spot since their freshmen year. Now they were almost done with their senior year of high school. Read More