February 28, 2013
A new policy brief provides an overview of findings from a scan conducted by RWJF and CLASP to surface the most pressing issues facing boys and young men of color in the areas of education, health, and employment.
August 20, 2012
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
Learn about the challenge and unique position of boys and young men of color, and Forward Promise's strategy for the field.
A new $9.5 million initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on promoting opportunities for the health and success of middle school- and high school-aged boys and young men of color.
Grant/Staff and Leadership/National Program
Learn about the professional working in the young men of color field who comprise Forward Promise's Advisory Committee
June 1, 2004
Program Result Report
In June-July of 2003, the Native American High School Summer Programs at Harvard Medical School brought Native American students and teachers to Harvard for a three-week program.
October 3, 2012
Momentum continues to build among funders, policy leaders, advocates, and others dedicated to strengthening opportunities for young men of color.
August 20, 2012
Maisha announces a new call for proposals under its Forward Promise initiative, a $9.5 million program aimed at improving the health and success of boys and young men of color.
July 3, 2012
Maisha Simmons and Jane Isaacs Lowe recount RWJF's 2012 Gathering of Leaders, which convened philanthropies to discuss how to make the biggest impact in the lives of young men of color, and scale efforts for sustainability.