April 1, 2004
Program Result Report
The American Indian Prevention Coalition undertook a planning process to develop a program aimed at preventing substance abuse, violence and other risky behaviors among Native American youth living in Phoenix.
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
Learn about the challenge and unique position of boys and young men of color, and Forward Promise's strategy for the field.
A new $9.5 million initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on promoting opportunities for the health and success of middle school- and high school-aged boys and young men of color.
Grant/Staff and Leadership/National Program
Learn about the professional working in the young men of color field who comprise Forward Promise's Advisory Committee
November 1, 2012
A study of associations between HIV-positive people’s awareness of New Jersey’s HIV exposure law and their HIV-related attitudes, beliefs and seropositive disclosure behaviors found that awareness of the law had little effect on the disclosure behavior of HIV-positive individuals.
October 24, 2012
Maisha reflects on the unprecedented response to the 2012 Forward Promise Call for Proposals, one that illustrates momentum across communities to improve the health, education, and employment outcomes of young men of color.
October 3, 2012
Momentum continues to build among funders, policy leaders, advocates, and others dedicated to strengthening opportunities for young men of color.
August 20, 2012
Maisha announces a new call for proposals under its Forward Promise initiative, a $9.5 million program aimed at improving the health and success of boys and young men of color.
July 3, 2012
Maisha Simmons and Jane Isaacs Lowe recount RWJF's 2012 Gathering of Leaders, which convened philanthropies to discuss how to make the biggest impact in the lives of young men of color, and scale efforts for sustainability.