Panel: Community-Based Programs Vital for Black Male Educational Achievement

Diverse Education

June 23, 2014


Far too many Black men between the ages of 18 to 24 continue to fall through the cracks in disproportionate numbers, forcing President Obama and seasoned educators to once again train a national spotlight on how best to address this vexing issue. “The greatest security threat to this nation, the greatest economic security threat doesn’t come from any outside enemy,” said Marian Wright Edelman, the founder and president of the CDF. “It comes from our failure to invest in our children. All of them.”
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