Boosting the life chances of young men of color evidence from promising programs
Boosting the Life Chances of Young Men of Color: Evidence from Promising Programs
Despite progress on many fronts, young men of color still suffer disproportionately from socioeconomic disadvantage and face many obstacles to success in American society. In recent years, foundations, states, and local governments have launched major initiatives to address this issue. As the momentum builds to improve the fortunes of these young men, this review examines what's known about this population and highlights education and workforce programs shown by rigorous research to be making a difference.