Seven Centers Release Policy Report on ‘Boys and Men of Color’


Seven research centers from top universities around the nation have co-released a policy report, Advancing the Success of Boys and Men of Color in Education: Recommendations for Policymakers. The report, drawing from the national momentum of My Brother’s Keeper, the Obama administration’s initiative to improve outcomes for boys and men of color, encourages policymakers to remedy systemic challenges facing these males from preschool to doctoral education.

The centers partnering on the joint policy brief included: The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education (University of Pennsylvania), Minority Male Community College Collaborative (San Diego State University), Morehouse Research Institute (Morehouse College), Project MALES and the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color (University of Texas at Austin), Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male (The Ohio State University), UCLA Black Male Institute (University of California, Los Angeles), and Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory(University of Wisconsin—Madison).

Click here to access the full report: Advancing the Success of Boys and Men of Color in Education: Recommendations for Policymakers







The opinions expressed in the report belong entirely to the centers and do not necessarily represent the viewpoints of the institutions in which they reside.