Data and research are key to identifying obstacles that can prevent young people, including boys and young men of color, from reaching their full potential.
Statistical reports like the America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being biannual report and the Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey provide local and national statistics to consider when examining key indicators and their impact on ladders of opportunity. Listed below are additional resources and publications:
- The Social Genome Model
- America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being
- Census Bureau’s Annual American Community Survey
- Higher Education: Gaps in Access and Persistence Study
- “Five Strong Starts for Social Mobility” Reeves & Grannis, 2014
- Effects of intervening at multiple life stages: slides and brief, “Improving Children’s Life Chances: Estimates from the Social Genome Model” Grannis & Sawhill, 2013.
- “Pathways to the Middle Class” Sawhill, Winship & Grannis, 2012.
- Building a Grad Nation: Civic Marshall Plan State Indices and Annual Updates
- Find the dropout rate in your community: Graduation Rates Map