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How Can We Best Educate Others About the Impact of Violence on Boys and Young Men of Color? Research and Recommendations for a Public Education Campaign

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This report describes the research process to determine the perceptions and attitudes that people hold about boys and young men of color (BYMOC), the research findings, and a summary of recommendations for a public education campaign that can assist in the development of compassion and healing in attitudes of professionals who work with BYMOC.
All victims of violence deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. In order to heal, boys and young men of color should have unfettered access to support services when they need them. This report describes a project which sought to encourage reflection and ultimately attitude, behavior, and systems changes so professionals can do their best work in reaching and providing services to boys and young men of color impacting by violence.
Date Created: December 7, 2020