Morris H. Ervin Jr.
Morris H. Ervin Jr. founder of Mansa Consulting; is an educator, speaker, coach, and youth development professional. Mr. Ervin has over 20 years experience pioneering social and emotional mentoring programs, leadership seminars, mindfulness retreats and community engagement initiatives.
As a Social Studies Teacher in the early 2000s, Morris created and designed a new innovative African American History Course/Curriculum, challenged the public school system by implementing a unique style of teaching and learning in the classroom called Non-Violent Communication, and established a rigorous, relevant, and meaningful curriculum for an all male classroom in South Central Los Angeles dedicated to keeping young boys off the streets, out of gangs, and away from prisons.
Mansa Consulting provides mentoring programs for youth in public and private settings. Mansa offers a comprehensive approach that nurtures and develops the social and emotional competencies of educators, administrators, principals, council members, executives, directors, managers, employees, etc. Mansa summer camps and enrichment programs use contemplative practices to help young people develop greater empathy, communication skills, improve focus/concentration, enhance creativity, and build the inner resilience to lead successful lives.
- Conflict Transformation
- Education (including schools and youth programs)
- Family and Interpersonal Relationships
- Leadership (including organizational culture and executive coaching)
- Restorative Justice (including prison work)
- Social Change
- Spirituality and Inner Work