Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is dedicated to building better futures for disadvantaged children in the U.S. It has invested in research and programs related to school success, employment, and strengthening the families of Black males. View the site >

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Atlantic Philanthropies

The Atlantic Philanthropies’ racial equity work aims to dismantle systemic barriers and increase opportunities for communities of color, tying to the foundation’s mission to improve the life trajectory of vulnerable, marginalized people and communities. View the site >

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Black Star Project

The Black Star Project improves the quality of life in Black and Latino communities by eliminating the racial academic achievement gap. Programs for Black males include the Million Father March, Fathers Club, and Black Men of Honor Society. View the site >

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California Community Foundation, BLOOM

BLOOM is a five-year, multimillion-dollar initiative of the California Community Foundation focused on increasing the educational and employment opportunities of young Black men who are involved in the juvenile delinquency system in Los Angeles. View the site >

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California Endowment, Sons & Brothers

The California Endowment is investing $50 million in a seven-year Sons & Brothers campaign, focusing on three key milestones for boys and young men of color in California: third grade reading, high school graduation, and postsecondary certification. View the site >

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Call Me MISTER

Call Me MISTER aims to increase the diversity of available teachers, particularly among states’ lowest performing schools. The program identifies promising students and provides them with tuition assistance and academic and social support for enrolling in education programs. View the site >

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Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is a national, cross-sector effort to ensure that more children attain grade-level reading by the end of third grade, particularly among low-income families. View the site >

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Children’s Aid Society

The Children’s Aid Society supports vulnerable children and their families in and around New York. Its African American Male Initiative is developing ways to combat obstacles and chart paths to success for young Black males. View the site >

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City University of New York, Black Male Initiative

City University of New York’s Black Male Initiative hosts speakers and conferences and establishes projects throughout its campuses to support the enrollment and retention of students form underrepresented groups. View the site >

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Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC)

COSEBOC is a national organization of school leaders focused on improving success in school among boys and young men of color. View the site >

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