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Reports | The Campaign for College Opportunity | 2015

The State of Higher Education in California: Black Report

California is home to the nation’s fifth largest Black population, and though Black students today are more likely to graduate from high school and college than they were a decade ago, persistent opportunity gaps exist in college access and success and completion outcomes are still too low.  These troubling findings are a result of funding, policy and institutional weaknesses rather than...

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Reports | National Collaborative for Health Equity | 2015

Report on Media Perceptions and Racial/Ethnic Inequities

Recent unrest in several communities of color around the country has resulted in a plethora of news media reporting, particularly regarding boys and men of color. But much of this reporting, according to a new poll of U.S. adults who work with children, is racially biased, reinforcing negative narratives about this population.
 
The poll, conducted by the University of Michigan National...
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Reports | Executive Office of The President of The United States | 2015

Economic Costs of Youth Disadvantage and High-return Opportunities for Change

This report examines the barriers that disadvantaged youth, particularly young men of color, face and quantifies the enormous costs this poses to the U.S. economy. In particular, this report focuses on the significant disparities in education, exposure to the criminal justice system, and employment that persist between young men of color and other Americans. 
 
Closing these opportunity gaps...
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Categories: Safety and Justice
Reports | The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention | 2015

Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents

The Pathways to Desistance study followed more than 1,300 serious juvenile offenders for 7 years after their conviction. In this bulletin, the authors present some key findings on the link between perceptions of the threat of sanctions
and deterrence from crime among serious adolescent offenders. Selected findings are as follows:
 
  • There was no meaningful reduction in offending or arrests...
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Reports | 2015

The Boys and Men of Color Framework: A Model for Community and Systems Change

This  articles explores four success elements that have advanced efforts on behalf of boys and men of color. They include a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach, working across issues and systems; local and state intermediaries serving as hubs for long-term initiatives to increase capacity and policy impact; culturally relevant trauma-informed practices to individual and system outcomes;...

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Reports | 2015

The Boys and Men of Color Framework: A Model for Community and Systems Change

This  articles explores four success elements that have advanced efforts on behalf of boys and men of color. They include a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach, working across issues and systems; local and state intermediaries serving as hubs for long-term initiatives to increase capacity and policy impact; culturally relevant trauma-informed practices to individual and system outcomes;...

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Categories: Race
Reports | KIrwan Institute | 2014

Implicit Bias

State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2014. As a followup to the 2013 edition of the State of the Science: IMplicit Bias Review, this publication builds on the foundation laid by that document. Chapter 1 serves as a primer to introduce the topic, capturing some of the key ideas that were discussed at lendght in the 2013 edition.  The next two chapters focus on the scholarly literature...

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Reports | The Education Trust-West | 2014

Building A More Equitable and Participatory School System in California: The Local Control Funding Formula’s First Year

California’s landmark Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) dramatically changed the way the state funds its school districts, directing greater resources to districts serving large numbers of low-income students, English learners, and students in foster care. LCFF also shifted substantially more control to school districts and communities.

The report describes California’s first-year...

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Categories: Race
Reports | KIrwan Institute | 2013

State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review

This is the inaugural edition of “State of the Science Review of Implicit Bias Learning.” As an annual publication, subsequent editions of this Review will highlight the latest research findings and underscore trends in the field. The goal of this report is to provide a comprehensive resource that communicates this research in a concise and accessible manner while stimulating further...
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Reports | AAPIP | 2013

Widening the Lens on Boys and Men of Color

This report begins with an overview of issues of poverty, immigration, gender, sexual orientation and culture as experienced by marginalized AAPI and AMEMSA boys and young men, before focusing more specifically on challenges they face with respect to the criminal justice and education systems.

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Categories: Select Committee
Reports | 2012

Claiming the Promise of Health and Success for Boys and Men of Color in California

Final Report and Policy Platform for State Action (2012-2018). Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color in California
The report and action plan represent an actionable blueprint that moves the Boys and Men of Color Agenda forward. The report and action plan follow the original policy framework and emphasize the following issues: health and safety, education, juvenile...

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Categories: Health
Reports | RAND Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program (HPDP) | 2009

Reparable Harm: Assessing and Addressing Disparities Faced by Boys and Men of Color in California

This report is designed to help readers better understand some of the basic facts related to the diminished life chances for boys and men of color in California. By examining the differences in relative odds for different outcomes, we provide evidence of the link between poor outcomes in specific areas and diminished life chances for boys and young men of color. Progress on improving the odds...

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