Published on March 18, 2014
In the case of “My Brother's Keeper”, race does and should matterFragile Families NETWORK 2014
Does My Brother's Keeper Meets the Bar? In 1996 when the court ordered the historically single-sex Virginia Military Institute to admit women, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ruled that blanket sex-based discrimination requires an "exceedingly persuasive justification.“ Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
YES!! My Brother's Keeper Meets the Bar? By the time they hit fourth grade, 86 % of African American boys and 82 % Hispanic boys are reading below proficiency levels — compared to 54 % of white fourth graders reading below proficiency levels. Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
YES!! My Brother's Keeper Meets the Bar? African American and Latino/Hispanic young men are more than six times as likely to be victims of murder than their white peers — and account for almost half of the country's murder victims each year. Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
Goal of the Presidential Memorandum To determine which public and private efforts are working, how the federal government can support those efforts, and how we can get more folks involved in those efforts across the board. Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To assess the impact of Federal policies, regulations, and programs of general applicability on boys and young men of color, so as to develop proposals that will enhance positive outcomes and eliminate or reduce negative ones. 1 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To recommend, where appropriate, incentives for the broad adoption by national, state, and local public and private decision makers of effective and innovative strategies and practices for providing opportunities to and improving outcomes for boys and young men of color. 2 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To create an administration-wide “What Works” online portal to disseminate successful programs and practices that improve outcomes for boys and young men of color. 3 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To develop a comprehensive public website, to be maintained by the Department of Education, that will assess, on an ongoing basis, critical indicators of life outcomes for boys and young men of color in absolute and relative terms. 4 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To work with external stakeholders to highlight the opportunities, challenges, and efforts affecting boys and young men of color. 5 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
6 Goals of the Presidential Task Force To recommend to the President means of ensuring sustained efforts within the federal government and continued partnership with the private sector and philanthropic community as set forth in the Presidential Memorandum. 6 Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
African American Men Are Needed A strong male role model can tell boys to "act like a man" in ways women can't. A woman can say the words, but she can't be a man. For some boys, particularly ones without fathers at home (the majority of at-risk youths), that's still a huge distinction. Fragile Families NETWORK 2014 We NEED to hear your voice.
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To advance the goals of My Brother’s Keeper, the Initiative is focusing on identifying and increasing impact in key areas, including: early learning and ...
President Obama on Thursday launched an initiative to unlock the full potential of young men and boys of color -- an effort the president said will help ...
President Barack Obama's My Brother's Keeper Initiative is leaving the White House and becoming its own nonprofit, modeled after Bill Clinton's CGI.
My Brother's Keeper Initiative Denver, Denver, Colorado. 311 likes · 4 talking about this · 4 were here. In October of 2014, President Obama issued the...
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