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Employment Equity: Louisiana’s Path to Inclusive Prosperity

While Louisiana’s economy has improved in recent years, people of color are still disproportionately represented among the state’s economically insecure. Men of color face particular barriers to employment due to discrimination and gaps in work-based skills. If full employment was achieved across all gender and racial groups, Louisiana's economy could be $3.5 billion stronger each year....

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Building Place-Based Initiatives for Boys and Men of Color and Vulnerable Populations: A Community Planning Guide

This guide provides information about how communities can implement the next phase of achieving priority outcomes for boys and men of color. It focuses on two critical areas of work: 1) how to conduct a policy review and formulate recommendations for action and 2) how to develop an action plan. The sections contain specific guidelines for taking these next steps. In addition, the appendices...
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2014

Organizational Commitment Form

The Alliance is a coalition of the willing. We welcome new partners committed to adopting Alliance messages and strategies to advance our policy priorities in local communities and through state policy. We also welcome individual allies and supporters who want to stay informed, take action on Alliance advocacy efforts and/or promote best practices/program models.To join the Alliance for BMOC...

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Categories: Local Campaigns
2014

Fresno Boys and Men of Color Campaign

The Fresno Boys and Men of Color (BMOC) effort builds upon and expands the thoughtful community-informed planning of 

The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities (BHC) place-based campaign in Southeast/Central/ Southwest 
Fresno. The strengths of both initiatives have been combined, to focus on improving school climate, reducing youth violence, 
improving neighborhoods, and...
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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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Categories: Education

Why Education Matters to Health: Exploring the Causes

This brief and accompanying video by the Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health Education and Health Initiative, illuminate these connections through the perspectives of residents of a disadvantaged urban community in Richmond, Va. This is the second in a series of four briefs, with the third and fourth briefs exploring the intersection of education and health care...

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