On Tuesday April 10, 2018 an article co-authored by Dr. Emmet E. Campos (University of Texas, Austin), Rebekah Van Ryn, (Round Rock [Texas] Independent School District), and Ty J. Davidson (Austin Independent School District). The article, “Changing Deficit Narratives about Young Latino Men in Texas through a Research-Based Mentorship Program,” describes how having the support of strong institutional partnerships led to the development of a research agenda and mentoring program for young Latino men that has yielded local results in Austin (TX) and scaled up to state and national networks.
The article is part of an issue in Voices in Urban Education, “The Boys Aren’t Broken, The Systems Are: Changing the Narrative about Young Men of Color.” This issue explores efforts by other educators and researchers around the country who are developing asset-based approaches to their work with young men of color.
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For the full issue click here.