Alliance for Black Male Achievement

A City task force recently released a report analyzing the disproportionate numbers of Black youth in the juvenile justice system. Approximately 75% of these youth are male. For the past year, the City has received a technical assistance grant from the National League of Cities to develop strategies to promote Black male achievement. The Alliance for Black Male Achievement is determined develop a cohesive and coherent shared vision, measurable goals, and a clear plan to change the narrative about and for Black boys and young men in Charlottesville.

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Collaborate

We are Charlottesville Alliance of Black Male Achievement (CABMA) and we are looking for local, regional, and national collaborators to help to take this project to new heights. One thing that we will not take for granted is the…

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Programs

Education: National League of Cities Recommended Strategies and Current Local Initiatives for Implementation Promote reading proficiency by the 3rd grade by addressing lack of school readiness, chronic school absences, and summer learning loss. Charlottesville City Schools has a quality…

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Workforce Readiness

The Workforce Readiness Committee is tasked with creating a set of objectives and strategies centered on increasing the number of Black Males entering and maintaining employment in the workforce.  This committee is also focused on preparing our youngest men…

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