Who We Are

The Task Force

The Task Force holds a number of responsibilities, including:

  1. Assessing the impact of Federal policies of general applicability to develop proposals that will enhance positive outcomes and eliminate or reduce negative ones;
  2. Developing a plan for an Administration-wide website and portal to make available data relevant to the broader community about successful programs and practices, and relevant contextual and outcome statistics; and
  3. Developing outreach strategies and coordinating with other stakeholders to highlight opportunities and challenges.

The Task Force on Boys and Young Men of Color and Underserved Youth includes the following members:

  • U.S. Attorney General
  • U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture; Commerce; Defense; Education; Health and Human  Services; Housing and Urban Development; Interior; Labor; and Transportation
  • Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
  • Director of the Office of Personnel Management
  • Administrator of the Small Business Administration
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement
  • Director of the Domestic Policy Council
  • Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Director of the National Economic Council

The White House Initiatives

The Task Force has coordinated with a number of other federal groups and committees in advancing the goals of the Task Force. The following initiatives and their appointed commissions (where applicable) have already laid much of the foundation to sustain the work, including the ongoing engagement and coordination with local and national stakeholders.