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Stigma and Marginalization in Schools

By Andrew Mulinge In a society where boys of color are stigmatized in every aspect of their lives by officials holding public office, in law enforcement and others, you’d think that the institutions charged with protecting and supporting their intellectual growth would be better at withstanding the forces of stigmatization. But our schools are no […]

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A Statement On The Immigration Crisis

To Our Forward Promise Family ~ All of us have been deeply impacted by the immigration crisis at the border in which both the separation of children from and reuniting with their families has traumatized them, severely compromising their current and future well-being. Central to our mission at Forward Promise is broadening the field’s knowledge […]

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Gathering the Village: Forward Promise’s Inaugural Grantee Convening

In April, Forward Promise, the national program office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  focused on improving the health and success outcomes of boys and young men of color (BYMOC), convened its nine (9) grantee organizations, leadership from Forward Promise and RWJF, and industry leaders from the Forward Promise National Advisory Committee (NAC) at […]

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The Voices of Young Men Inspire Us to Push Harder

December 19, 2017 Forward Promise Team As the year comes to a close, the Forward Promise team took some time to reflect on how far we have come as a National Program Office and to fine tune our vision for where we want to go in the new year. As we took stock of the […]

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