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Supporting Male Students of Color Through Mentoring in the Great Cities

A teacher in Oakland’s Manhood Development Program helps a student at Frick Middle  School.

In the March 2017 issue of the Urban Educator, Tonya Harris takes a tour through the Council’s member districts to find mentorship programs helping young boys and men of color tap into their potential.  The districts profiled in this article include Baltimore City Public Schools, Oakland Unified School District, and Austin Independent School District. 

Click here to read the story on page 5 of the March 2017 issue of the Urban Educator.

Want to highlight mentorship programs in your community?  Contact Ray Hart ( or Moses Palacios ( to share initiatives in your local area.