Quantifying Hope
Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement
Where Do We Go From Here? Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys
Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement

Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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New Report Finds Increased BMA Commitment By U.S. Cities

CBMA published Promise of Place: Building Beloved Communities for Black Men and Boys, gauging and scoring city-level commitment to Black males.

The second edition of this report finds that even as federal support is eliminated or scaled back, cities have increased their level of engagement 62 percent overall. Detroit and Washington, D.C. remained the two highest-scored cities.

“City-led approaches are needed to reduce the barriers that Black men and boys face and build safe, healthy, and hopeful communities for everyone,” said Anthony Smith, Executive Director, Cities United. “We are encouraged by the widespread city-level engagement.”

MBK Community Challenge Competition

Find out about MBK Alliance’s RFP to scale and replicate community models

Inheritance of Black Poverty: It’s All About the Men

Read why transformation of economic outcomes for Black men are needed

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2nd MBK Detroit Innovation Challenge

Submit your ideas to improve outcomes for youth of color & bring it to life

Quantifying Hope Discussion Recording

Watch Dr. Carson & Shawn Dove discuss the critical role of philanthropy

“Tell Them We Are Rising” Documentary on HBCUs

Watch the rich but undertold history of America’s HBCUs, pre-slavery to now

Get Out! Black Male Suspensions in California

Learn about how Black male suspension rates have changed since 2011-12

Living Cities’ New Racial Equity Lens

See Living Cities’ efforts to help entrepreneurs of color access capital