Learn about the Phoenix Indian Center, eighth in the Under Construction series
“The barriers to success that black men face have been in plain sight for decades, so it is particularly heartening to see a movement taking shape that is specifically crafted to address these challenges and change the odds for one of the most disenfranchised populations in America.”
Thus writes Geoffrey Canada, president of Harlem Children’s Zone, in the afterword of the report Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement.
Read the full afterword and learn how the field of black male achievement can learn from the successes of the Harlem Children’s Zone.
Read this article about Michael Smith, who will lead the White House’s initiative for young men of color
Learn more about the White House’s effort to encourage communities to improve life outcomes for youth
Read this series following five New Yorkers and their search for work
Watch videos of seven BMA innovators demonstrating how best to leverage resources for black male achievement
See how the Foundation responded to Ferguson by supporting youth organizing
Read this RWJF blog post by Maisha Simmons about catalyzing a culture of health for rural young men of color
Read this article about how foundations are seeking solutions to racial justice issues