Posts Tagged ‘Family’

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

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Youth Violence—Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Influences Among Youths

This compendium provides a set of tools to assess violence-related beliefs, behaviors, and influences, as well as to evaluate programs to prevent youth violence. Most are intended for use with youths between the ages of 11 and 24 years, but there are some measures for children between 5 and 10 years. View the tool >

Best for: Measuring youth attitudes, behaviors, and influences regarding violence

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Kaiser Family Foundation: African American Men Survey

Kaiser Family Foundation, The Washington Post, and Harvard University conducted a telephone survey looking at how African-American men viewed their lives in the U.S. and their outlook for the future. Their views and experiences were compared with those of African-American women and white men and women. View the tool >

Best for: Comprehensive survey instrument across various issue areas

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

National Center on Fathers and Families: Fathering Indicators Framework

This qualitative and quantitative framework for measuring change in fathering behaviors is based on an expansive vision of what fathering is and its consequences for the lives of children and families. View the tool >

Best for: Evaluation tool to measure change in fathering behaviors and effectiveness of fathering programs

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Promise Neighborhoods Institute: Accelerating Results for Black Males

This resource guide by the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink contains Black male achievement indicators and numerous resources and recommendations for collecting data on Black males in the community. View the tool >

Best for: Step-by-step guide to help neighborhoods identify and address barriers to improving outcomes of Black boys and young men

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Communities That Care Youth Survey

This SAMHSA survey measures risk and protective factors shown in studies to predict adolescent problem behaviors, such as drug use, delinquency, and violence. View the tool >

Best for: Youth survey to measure risk and protective factors that predict adolescent problem behaviors

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

U.S. Census Bureau: American FactFinder

American FactFinder is an online tool to search data from the Census Bureau’s censuses and surveys. Some data are disaggregated by race/ethnicity and sex and are searchable by state, county, and metropolitan area. View the tool >

Best for: Wide variety of data points, and comparisons with other demographic groups and geographic areas

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit