Rabiatu Barrie is an Assistant Professor at Adler University who uses her research and community engagement to help Black boys feel and believe they are powerful human beings. Dr. Barrie developed a curriculum called PRIDE (Promoting Resilience and Identity Development through Empowerment) to help AA boys ages 12-18 think critically about themselves as emerging men. The curriculum has been implemented in schools throughout Chicago serving over 300 young men. It includes restorative practices as a means to promote healing. She trains schools in Hyde Park and South Shore communities to provide services to the youth and to effectively engage in community building and restorative practice, as well as conflict resolution.