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A Strategic Resource for Mayors on Disrupting Community Violence and Preventing Homicides

August 1, 2018

This report looks at community violence that affects young African-American men and boys.  It also provides goals that should be achieved and practices that contribute to community transformation as to make the cities safer for Black males. The report focuses on ways to implement a comprehensive, public health approach to violence and showcases some effective practices.

Boys and Men of Color; Crime and Justice; Neighborhoods and Communities

Heard, Not Judged: Insights Into the Talents, Realities and Needs of Young Men of Color

May 24, 2016

This report provides detailed findings about what boys and young men of color need in order to help them overcome the challenges and obstacles they face in their day-to-day lives. The report highlights the voices of young men in Oakland, New York City, Baltimore, Atlanta, New Orleans and Detroit as they opened up and shared what is on their minds and in their hearts. Among other things, the report focuses on four main areas: Values; Success and Optimal Health; Competition/Winning/Skills and Creative Talents; and Existing Resources for African-American Males.

Boys and Men of Color; Health; Poverty

The Black Sonrise: Oakland Unified School District's Commitment to Address and Eliminate Institutionalized Racism

December 1, 2014

This report is the first in a series that examines the work of the Office of African American Male Achievement. This stage of analysis examines the Manhood Development Program, from its inception in 2010 to its current practices and future goals. The Manhood Development Program is a daily elective course during the school day taught by African American males that engages, encourages, and empowers African American male students.

Education; Identity

Black Male Achievement and Early School Attendance

January 1, 2013

Chronic absence from preschool and elementary school -- defined here as missing at least 10% of the school year, regardless of whether or not the absences are excused -- is a key contributor to poorer educational outcomes of black males later in life. The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has partnered with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement to produce a factsheet on this topic, as well as other resources.

Education; Health; Neighborhoods and Communities

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