Mayor de Blasio Marks National Mentoring Month with Launch of NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative, created to increase mentoring opportunities for high school youth across the five boroughs.The initiative will support the City’s Equity and Excellence plan to achieve 80 percent high school graduation and two-thirds college-readiness rates by 2026.
The Young Men’s Initiative, in partnership with the Department of Education, City University of New York, and Teach for America, excitedly announce the launch of NYC Men Teach to recruit and unite Black, Latino and Asian men committed to educating today’s diverse student population.
The Disparity Report provides a snapshot of where young people of color stand in relation to their peers in the areas of Education, Economic Security and Mobility, Health and Wellbeing, and Community and Personal Safety.
This report will help inform ongoing City initiatives, with goals of eliminating racial and ethnic disparities and ensuring NYC is a place where all can prosper and thrive, regardless of their demographic background.
Today, the MBK Task Force released its second year report and announced a series of new commitments highlighting continued progress. This report tracks progress achieved in the past year on efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of young people.