Changing the Narrative: Pathways to Success for Boys and Young Men of Color
The District of Columbia’s Department of Behavioral Health, in partnership with Evidence-Based Associates (EBA),
hosted a one-day summit highlighting DC’s evidence-based programs that are making a positive difference for District children, youth and their families.
Ivory Toldson, PH.D., Dr. Ivory A. Toldson was appointed by President Barack Obama to devise national strategies to sustain and expand federal support to HBCUs.
Kevin Washington (MWATA KAIRI), PH.D. Dr. Washington Started African American Men Making a Difference (AAMAD) for the purpose of developing Rites of Passage Programs in the Bryan-College Texas area.
Kimberly Papillon, Esq, Kimberly Papillon is a nationally recognized expert on the subject of decision-making in law, education, business and medicine.
Bruce Purnell, PH.D., Bruce Purnell is the founder and Executive Director of a community based non-profit organization called Higher Hopes, Inc. and is also the Director of the Evaluation and Youth Engagement for the Ward 7 Safe and Drug Free Communities Coalition.
Howard Stevenson, PH.D., Dr. Howard Stevenson is the Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, and former Chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduated School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.