Dorsey Howard, Jr.
Author: One Way book and curriculum
A personal account of how making the wrong turns in life can hurt / kill you.
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. After his parents separated, he lived in the Robert Taylor Homes housing project notorious for gangs, drugs, and violence. At the young age of 11, he was a gang member and his teenage and adult years were filled with drugs, violence, and prison.
Diversity of experiences
From childhood, Dorsey has been in and out of jails and prisons most his life. Since his transformation in 2006, Dorsey is a community leader, motivational speaker, facilitator, and has authored his book One Way, No Left Turn and a 10 session curriculum to help change youth and adult lives. His business work history includes chemical dependency technician, speaker, producer, and TV host
Leadership activities / 2015
⦁ Facilitator / Mentor / Motivational Speaker
⦁ Minneapolis MADDADS / Community activist
⦁ Micah House treatment facility / Tech
⦁ Protect Minnesota / Activist
⦁ Minnesota Act Now / Community activist
⦁ Minneapolis Community Technical College / Peace ambassador
⦁ Urban Ventures / Facilitator
⦁ Parent Involvement Day / Parents and teachers
⦁ Project Start / South high school
⦁ Television host / Producer / One Way no left turn
⦁ Domestic Abuse program / Cultural Wellness Center / Speaker
⦁ Related media
⦁ Dorsey’s “One Way: No Left Turn” book, curriculum, and TV show talks about how he turned his life around from a life full of drugs, gangs, abusive relationships, bullies, and violence to a proud member of his community.
⦁ He uses his life experiences to help save others.
⦁ Dorsey started recording his own cable TV show in 2014 / MTN.org Dorsey’s One Way production.
Related media links
⦁ Radio interview at http://www.reverbnation.com/dorsey4/song/18432403-radio-speach?1336410755
⦁ 2014 received award from Minneapolis Mad Dad’s
⦁ 2014 Mental Health First Aid Certificate
⦁ 2014/2015 Ridio interviews
⦁ 2014 received Sons of Bransford Award
⦁ 2014 His story was put in Urban Ventures Annual Report Magazine
⦁ 2014 received a letter from the President of the United States and First lady
SONS OF BRADFORD MENTOR AWARD
LETTER FROM PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY