Disrupting Dehumanization

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Dehumanization is the persistent invalidation of the humanity of another. It can be through perception or actual treatment. For boys and young men of color, dehumanization is the pervasive idea that they do not need and are not worthy of basic human dignities.

In November 2019, Forward Promise released a new paper, “Disrupting Dehumanization and Affirming the Humanity of BYMOC and Their Villages.” Forward Promise is a national program established to improve health outcomes for boys and young men of color