Mission & Vision
We partner with the education ecosystem to change school systems through Humanizing Research, Validating Practices, and Transformative Policies with key stakeholders to support equitable educational outcomes for historically underserved students.
Our vision is for learning communities to boldly nurture and protect the dignity, wellbeing, and full potential of all students.
System-involved youth. Equitable school funding. Diversity among educators.
These are some of the topics we engage with to produce research that impacts both practice and policy. Our work informs some of the most pressing challenges our society faces today.
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The UCLA Black Male Institute (BMI) was founded in 2009 to address concerns around equity and access for Black males in education by conducting reliable research, making practical interventions, and
by Tyrone C. Howard for EdSource — April 22, 2021 As the nation and the world continue to witness unprecedented chants of Black Lives Matter and calls to end systemic