See this profile of Center for Urban Families, first in a series about organizations serving males of color
Watch President Obama’s announcement launching this new White House initiative focused on young men of color.
Called My Brother’s Keeper, this initiative is a partnership with foundations and businesses, taking a “collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to build ladders of opportunity and unlock the full potential of boys and young men of color.”
We’re tracking all the latest news, as well as the philanthropic response, here.
See the White House fact sheet: Opportunity for All
Read the post announcing Ben Jealous, former CEO of the NAACP, as a new partner at this California foundation
Learn more about this two-day gathering of city leaders to stop the violence against young black men
See policy recommendations made by Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males
Read Trabian Shorters’ post on how the country’s views about black males are shifting