The Alliance for Boys & Men of Color converged hundreds of youth and young adults at the California State Capitol from August 4-7, 2014. This video documents the experience of the young men and women that participated in this delegation.
The Alliance for Boys and Men of Color is a California-wide coalition committed to increasing and improving opportunities for success for the state’s boys and young men of color. The Alliance includes youth, community organizations, funders, and officials in areas such as education, public health, and law enforcement. The Alliance partners with the Select Committee to help achieve its Action Plan.
The Alliance is working to ensure that California’s boys and young men of color:
-Are physically and mentally healthy
-Live in safe neighborhoods
-Succeed in school and work
-Can contribute to our families, communities, and the state’s social and economic well- being
For more information about the Alliance for Boys & Men of Color and to support specific bills go to:
This video was created by DetermiNation, a media production cohort at United Roots that works with the Alliance for Boys & Men of Color. DetermiNation is a program at United Roots in partnership with Urban Peace Movement. This video was created by young men from DetermiNation Media Group, in collaboration with Green Eyed Media. The video was produced by Luis Montoya, Dashawn Clinton, Demario Lewis, Olondis Walker and Malik Hardcastle, with support from Rafael Flores of Green Eyed Media. The project was funded by The California Endowment.
For more information about DetermiNation go to: DetermiNationMedia.org