City Leadership to Promote Black Male Achievement

by Clifford Johnson; Leon Andrews; Michael Karpman

Sep 1, 2012

This municipal action guide highlights potential strategies and promising city approaches for reducing the persistent disparities between black males and their peers in the areas of education, work, and family.
  • City leaders can play a role in the growing national movement to improve outcomes for black males with targeted strategies.
  • Steps to reduce inequities will have the greatest impact when pursued as part of a data-driven strategy defined by measurable goals, a clear target population, and mechanisms to share accountability among stakeholders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.