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Dr. Dorrance Kennedy is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a graduate of Hampton University. Dr.  Kennedy received his Master of Social Work from Southern University, and the Doctor of Education degree from Fayetteville State University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who was employed for several years as a school social worker in Louisiana, Illinois, and Missouri.

Dr. Kennedy is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Fayetteville State University. Dr. Kennedy is the founder of Empower Your Purpose, an organization dedicated to bringing communities together. Over the last twenty years, he has spoken to a wide variety of audiences including schools, colleges, community organizations, and churches. He has also successfully published his first book, Wisdom from My Father’s Porch: A Guide for Young Black Men.