The summary discusses some of the greatest disparities for boys and men of color relative to their white counterparts across specific socioeconomic, health, safety, and school readiness indicators in California and provides information about different strategies for reducing the disparities--including effective programs, practices, and policies--that can begin making an important difference in changing the life course of boys and men of color.... increased efficiency gained by eliminating duplicated services, improved service coordination and integration, and modification of community norms and values to promote healthy behaviors. One example of a comprehensive community initiative is the Ford Foundationa#39;s Neighborhood and Family Initiative. ... with a strong focus on community involvement in the change process (Chaskin et al., 2001).
|Author||:||Lois M. Davis, M. Rebecca Kilburn, Dana Schultz|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2009-01-20|