Outcomes Toolkit

Looking for resources to benchmark progress and measure outcomes? This collection of tools includes datasets, survey instruments, and interview protocols that have been used with Black men and boys. Sources vary from the U.S. government to foundation research to doctoral dissertations.

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African-American Male Students’ Transition From Middle School to High School

In her dissertation, Dr. Anissia Jenkins Scales examines structural, academic, and personal factors affecting the transition of African-American males from middle school to high school. Interview protocols and a 28-item questionnaire were administered to a group of Black male students. View the tool >

Best for: Exploring African-American male high school students’ transition from middle school to high school

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Assessing Effective Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs Serving Black Male Youth

Funded by the Black Male Donor Collaborative, Professors Pedro Antonio Noguera and Ron Mincy created this toolkit for assessing effective out-of-school time (OST) programs serving Black male youth in four areas: support, access, connection, and continuity. View the tool >

Best for: Assessing if an OST program is effectively serving Black male youth

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BMA Life Outcomes Dashboard

This dashboard is a central location to obtain indicators that track opportunity for Black males in the U.S.—nationally and in select cities. View the tool >

Best for: Assessing how Black males fare nationally and locally

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California Health Interview Survey

This survey provides population-based, standardized health-related data, including physical and mental health status and health insurance coverage and access to services. View the tool >

Best for: Survey and data about health and health care needs in California, among a variety of population groups

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California Healthy Kids Survey

This nationally recognized tool collects data on student attitudes, behaviors, and experiences related to school and learning, including resiliency, risk behaviors, and protective factors. View the tool >

Best for: Survey of students grades 5 and above on student attitudes, behaviors, and experiences