An editorial urging better supports for African American males cites the Crime and Urban Education Lab's study on the BAM sports-mentoring program, now part of President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative after showing dramatic positive impacts for participants.
New $10 Million Commitment for President’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative to Support Urban Education Lab, Crime Lab Study of Mentoring/Tutoring Program
Continuing the effort to make 2014 a year of action focused on expanding opportunity for all Americans, President Obama announced additional funding commitments for the My Brother's Keeper initiative, including $10 million for the expansion of the
The City of Chicago announces a $10 million expansion for the BAM sports-mentoring and Match tutoring programs, shown by Crime and Urban Education Lab studies to have dramatic payoffs for at-risk youth.
President Obama announces $10 million in additional funding for the BAM sports-mentoring and Match tutoring programs studied by the Crime and Urban Education Labs.
Roseanna Ander comments as President Obama launches a new initiative for young minority men; UEI is working to expand the highly successful BAM/Match mentoring programs in Chicago.
President Obama highlights UEI initiative to expand college opportunities, funded by gift from Steven and Priscilla Kersten
Gift from Steven and Priscilla Kersten supports UEI's work cited as national example
Shayne Evans, director of the UChicago Charter School, joins President Obama and Mayor Emanuel in supporting the family of Chicago shooting victim Hadiya Pendleton in a renewed effort against youth violence.
President Obama engages with Chicago youth through "Becoming A Man," a program found by the UChicago Crime Lab to decrease violent crime arrests in participants by 44%.
President Obama supports Becoming A Man (BAM), a program shown to greatly reduce participants' violent crime arrests; UEI's Urban Education Lab will expand BAM to thousands more CPS students.