Nearly $200M Pledged to Help Boys of Color

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“Our commitment to fundamentally improving the life trajectory of young men of color is unwavering,” according to the statement by the 11 foundations.

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“Our commitment to fundamentally improving the life trajectory of young men of color is unwavering,” according to the statement by the 11 foundations.

Eleven major foundations have pledged to spend a total of nearly $200 million for efforts to help boys and young men of color succeed, in concert with President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

The foundations said in a 12-page executive summary to a still-unreleased report that the funds are to spent over the next three years.

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