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Other Initiatives on Young Minority Males

Black Youth Project
The Black Youth Project was a national research project launched in 2003 that examined the attitudes, resources, and culture of African American youth ages 15 to 25, exploring how these factors and others influence their decision-making, norms, and behavior in critical domains such as sex, health, and politics.

Campaign for Youth Justice
The Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ) is dedicated to ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under 18 in the adult criminal justice system.

The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color

Coalition for Juvenile Justice
Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) is a nationwide coalition of State Advisory Groups (SAGs) and allies dedicated to preventing children and youth from becoming involved in the courts and upholding the highest standards of care when youth are charged with wrongdoing and enter the justice system. 

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Action Network, Models for Change
While all states involved in the Models for Change initiative are working to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system, the DMC Action Network was launched in 2007 to bring together teams from select local jurisdictions, expose them to the latest thinking of national experts, and give them an opportunity to learn from one another about effective ways to reduce the disproportionate contact of minority and ethnic youth with the juvenile justice system. 

Minority Male Student Success Programs at Community Colleges
American Association of Community Colleges 

National Juvenile Justice Network
The National Juvenile Justice Network leads a national movement of state-based juvenile justice coalitions and organizations to secure state, local and federal laws, policies and practices that are fair, equitable and developmentally appropriate for all children, youth and families involved in, or at risk of becoming involved in, the justice system

NSF-Sponsored Colloquy on Minority Males in STEM
National Academy of Engineering, August 2010

Student African American Brotherhood