Posts Tagged ‘Other Issue Area’

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

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

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 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

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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

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Guide to Recruiting Black Men as Mentors for Black Boys

This guide, published by the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, contains the ‘Is This Work for You?’ Readiness to Engage Report Card, an assessment tool that covers five attributes essential to effective Black male work. View the tool >

Best for: Assessing an organization’s readiness to launch a recruitment and outreach campaign for Black men to serve as mentors for Black boys

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My Brother’s Keeper: Data Dashboard

The federal government, through the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, compiled downloadable tables on a variety of national indicators of life outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. View the tool >

Best for: National statistics providing a snapshot of well-being across several domains, including economic opportunity, education, health, nutrition, and poverty

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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

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Short Grit Scale

The Short Grit Scale was used recently by Dr. Terrell L. Strayhorn to measure grit–the tendency to pursue long-term, challenging goals with perseverance and passion–among Black male college students. The tool, itself, was designed by Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth and Dr. Patrick D. Quinn. View the tool >

Best for: Quick survey for measuring grit

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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

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