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Advocacy

Building Bridges in a Changing Climate

For at least the past decade, there has been a shift in the political climate in Los Angeles involving discipline and policing in public schools. This comes in reaction to a racialized school-to-prison pipeline stemming from the punitive “zero tolerance” discipline policies…

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College & University

Beyond College Attendance

When capability meets opportunity, incredible things can happen. The more than eighty-five young men in colleges across the country who had the good fortune to come through the Bridge Builders Foundation’s (BBF) Start-to-Finish College Program are a testament to this truth…

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Mentorship

Mentoring Black Boys. A Story Seldom Told

Without question, African American males are the cohort most severely impacted by race and its determinants. Last in all things positive, and first in all things negative. Young men of color, specifically young Black men, face daunting challenges…

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College & University

Understanding African American Male College Graduation Rates in 2020

Recent and historical data shows that the African American male college graduation rate is lower than the national average. Universities have struggled to attract and retain…

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