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Deryl Bailey named 2010 Reese House Social Justice Advocate

Deryl Bailey, an associate professor in counseling and human development services, was named 2010 Reese House Social Justice Advocate of the Year by the Counselors for Social Justice, a division of the American Counseling Association.

Bailey received the award at the ACA national conference March 20 in Pittsburgh for his dedication to social justice advocacy among K-12 students and the field of school counseling.

Bailey is the founder and director of Empowered Youth Programs, a group of mentoring programs aimed at developing and nurturing academic and social skills, particularly in young African-American males. The programs include Project: Gentlemen on the Move, the Young Women Scholars Program, the Young Future Leaders Program and the Parents of Empowered Youth organization.