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Access to equitable and quality education contributes to well-being, employment opportunities, income, financial independence, and wealth. Black male learners deserve schools that prioritize daily social, emotional, and academic learning.

Education is a crucial area of focus for CSSBMB because access to quality education is vital to achieving successful outcomes for Black men and boys. Unfair disciplinary actions—contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline—racial disparities in higher education, funding gaps for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and lack of diversity among teachers are a few of the significant challenges affecting access to equitable, quality education for Black males. CSSBMB acknowledges the complexities of this subject matter. We work with our partners to identify evidence-based solutions that promote educational equity.

Featured Resources

Annual Report FY2023. Washington, D.C.: Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, 2024.