Posts by Antonio Boyd
Young Men United: Opportunity Awaits
Young Men United (YMU) is an evidence-based initiative that provides wrap-around services to college-ready high school students beginning in the tenth or eleventh year to develop barrier-free pathways for young Black men to achieve their academic and career goals.
Eight Is Enough: Combating Youth Homelessness
Youth who face homelessness also face numerous educational barriers. However, when a young person loses their housing, a school can offer stability, affirmation, and hope.
Our Boyz Still Have Dreams
To celebrate Black History Month, Antonio Boyd shares the stories of two young men, their life struggles and success, and how support and role models makes all the difference.
The Tide That Binds: Learning from Experience at HBCU’s
HBCUs make up only 3 percent of America's colleges and universities but produce nearly 20% of all African American graduates and 25% of African American graduates in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Freedom: One Teacher’s Journey to Student Loan Forgiveness
Canceling student loans is an essential first step in fixing our broken higher education financing system.
The Rhythm of Reading
Carolina Crown is a Marching Arts organization dedicated to assisting students in achieving lifelong excellence.
Navigating Racism and Violence: Creating Beloved Communities
How we can help students and children navigate conversations about race and violence in a climate where parents are fearful and traumatized by their concerns about school safety? Antonio Boyd details how.
Celebrating Black Educators: Gatekeepers, Door Openers, and Community Navigators Creating Equity for All
During Teacher Appreciation Week, Antonio Boyd celebrates the Black educators that have impacted his life.
We Shall Overcome: The Social Emotional Impact of the Pandemic and Racial Injustice on Students of Color
Antonio Boyd reflects on Black History Month and the social emotional impact on students of color.
Youth Corps SC: An Afterschool Program Creating Equity for All
Antonio Boyd shares a Q & A with Jeff Becraft, Executive Director of Youth Corps and Oakley Dickson Program Director of Youth Corps about the impact of the pandemic on their program and the adjustment made to the program to make sure every student had an equitable experience.