Youth Violence Prevention Research and Development Project Grants

Subject: Violence, Safety, Child/Youth Welfare, Race/Ethnicity, Minority Youth | Deadline: May 25, 2018 . . .

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Underserved Community Improvement and Education Grants (OR and WA)

Subject: Education, Community Development, Minority Youth, Youth Development, STEM | Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018 . . .

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2017 Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

This recent policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation uses the latest data available to discuss the progress and welfare of children from different races/ethnicities and national origins using several key milestones. It unsurprisingly finds that minority and immigrant youth continue to consistently have bigger barriers to success than white youth. The report makes the case for a number of crucial policy changes that can help to break down some of those barriers.

Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

This groundbreaking new study recently released by the Georgetown University Law Center uses comprehensive survey data to show how the perception of black girls by the majority of the public differs from that of their peers. The results show, among many other worrying findings, that black girls are perceived as being older, less in need of nurturing, less in need of protection, and that they know more about adult topics at a younger age. The report shows how these perceptions have profound implications for how black girls are treated in the education and juvenile justice systems relative to their peers of other ethnicities.

Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant Program

Subject: Education, Minority Youth, Disadvantaged Youth | Deadline: Apr. 10, 2017 . . .

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