Equity and access
Accelerating the urgency to dismantle the current iteration of high school verticals is a necessity to reach ALL. Accelerating the urgency to dismantle the current iteration of high school verticals is a necessity to reach every learner but how do we demystify and dismantle a systemic quandary that has plagued Black and Brown students historically in education?
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.
Throughout a nine-month design sprint, 12 teams worked to create a blueprint for expanding access to and understanding of accelerated pathways.
Join panelists at the Horizons annual summit hosted by Jobs For the future to learn what each sector is contributing to the future of education and workforce development.