#SonsAndBrothers

Campaign to Make

Health and Opportunity

Happen for Boys and Men of Color

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The Future Will Be in Color

Young men of color are tomorrow's innovators and leaders: a source of strength, creativity and economic dynamism. Our #SonsAndBrothers are invaluable assets who need opportunities to achieve and contribute like all young people. Inspired by President Barack Obama’s "My Brother’s Keeper" initiative, an alliance of local and national organizations, communities and corporations have come together to focus on helping America's young men of color reach their full potential in school, work and life and convene a conversation on how each of us can support our #SonsAndBrothers. When our sons and brothers succeed, we all succeed.


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Read children reflecting on the importance of parental involvement in their children’s education and why parents should help determine school district funding priorities.
Read more HERE

07 · 23 · 2014

Read children reflecting on the importance of parental involvement in their children’s education and why parents should help determine school district funding priorities.

Read more HERE

Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on this date in 1962

07 · 23 · 2014

Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on this date in 1962

The Boyle Heights Breakers offer an opportunity for young people to express themselves in a safe environment. It is important that our #SonsAndBrothers find similar resources to use as outlets for expression.  
Read more HERE: Boyle Heights Breakdancers Thrive In New Home

07 · 22 · 2014

The Boyle Heights Breakers offer an opportunity for young people to express themselves in a safe environment. It is important that our #SonsAndBrothers find similar resources to use as outlets for expression.  

Read more HERE: Boyle Heights Breakdancers Thrive In New Home

FACT: Only 50% of 24.8 million eligible Latino voters are actually registered to vote. 
We can change this! #NCLR14 

07 · 22 · 2014

FACT: Only 50% of 24.8 million eligible Latino voters are actually registered to vote. 

We can change this! #NCLR14 

FACT: 80% of Latino American adults connect using social media - more than any other race.
#SonsAndBrothers #NCLR14 

07 · 22 · 2014

FACT: 80% of Latino American adults connect using social media - more than any other race.

#SonsAndBrothers #NCLR14 

Making courses on depression or related issues more a part of the curriculum in schools could go a long way in preparing youth to both detect signs of distress and how best to respond when they do. 
California has taken the lead, enacting a new law that looks to expand mental health education in classrooms. This would provide an awesome opportunity for #SonsAndBrothers to open up on a subject misunderstood by their surrounding community.
Read more HERE

07 · 22 · 2014

Making courses on depression or related issues more a part of the curriculum in schools could go a long way in preparing youth to both detect signs of distress and how best to respond when they do. 

California has taken the lead, enacting a new law that looks to expand mental health education in classrooms. This would provide an awesome opportunity for #SonsAndBrothers to open up on a subject misunderstood by their surrounding community.

Read more HERE

A federal appeals court panel has upheld the University of Texas’ race-conscious admissions policy. The decision by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals provides a bit of relief to UT - and to universities across the country that use race as a factor in deciding whom to admit. University officials celebrated the decision as important to ensuring diversity at UT.
Read the rundown HERE

07 · 21 · 2014

A federal appeals court panel has upheld the University of Texas’ race-conscious admissions policy. The decision by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals provides a bit of relief to UT - and to universities across the country that use race as a factor in deciding whom to admit. University officials celebrated the decision as important to ensuring diversity at UT.

Read the rundown HERE

FACT: Every month 50,000 Hispanics turn 18 in the U.S.
You can’t deny the market power in this community! #NCLR14 

07 · 21 · 2014

FACT: Every month 50,000 Hispanics turn 18 in the U.S.

You can’t deny the market power in this community! #NCLR14 

FACT: More than 10% of black men in their 30s will be incarcerated at some point during a calendar year. This number is around 2% for white males of the same age group.
Read the latest study from The National Bureau of Economic Research HERE

07 · 21 · 2014

FACT: More than 10% of black men in their 30s will be incarcerated at some point during a calendar year. This number is around 2% for white males of the same age group.

Read the latest study from The National Bureau of Economic Research HERE

A global audience watched on television as Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon on this day in 1969. 
As he stepped onto the moon’s surface he proclaimed, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” - inadvertently omitting an “a” before “man” and slightly changing the meaning. 

07 · 20 · 2014

A global audience watched on television as Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon on this day in 1969. 

As he stepped onto the moon’s surface he proclaimed, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” - inadvertently omitting an “a” before “man” and slightly changing the meaning. 

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