Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Building a Beloved Community: DC Event

Learn about the important work taking place in DC and nationally to improve life outcomes for black men and boys.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Based on Foundation Center’s recent report, this event features perspectives from funders, practitioners, policymakers, and young people about the important work taking place in DC and nationally to improve life outcomes for black males.

While there is a groundswell of momentum, particularly in light of My Brother’s Keeper, there is much work to be done to build upon and sustain this momentum. This event will provide a venue to advance the conversation around black male achievement.


Under Construction

Learn about the Northside Achievement Zone, seventh in the Under Construction series

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Deaconess Foundation Grant

See how the Foundation responded to Ferguson by supporting youth organizing

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Institute for Black Male Achievement

InvestBMA Week

Join IBMA for InvestBMA Week, showcasing what works to improve the life outcomes of black men and boys

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Rural Young Men of Color

Read this RWJF blog post by Maisha Simmons about catalyzing a culture of health for rural young men of color

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Grantmakers Seek Solutions

Read this article about how foundations are seeking solutions to racial justice issues


Advancing Educational Success

Read this policy statement by seven diversity researchers

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Unfinished Work on Racial Inequality

Read this Washington Post interview with Kellogg Foundation’s Gail Christopher

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Ferguson Resources

See this list of resources and data emerging from activism and events in Ferguson