Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/19/2020 - 6:30 PM
Category: Report of the Committee on Parent and Community Engagement
Type: Action
Subject: 2. Report with Possible Action on Black and Latino Male Achievement (BLMA)
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Goal 2
Student, Family and Community Engagement
Policy: Admin Policy 1.06 - Equity in MPS
Attachments: BLMA Presentation
File Attachment:
BLMA Presentation_.pdf
Background: The MPS Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement (BLMA) was established in 2017. The department works to analyze data and adopt local and national best practices that result in improved academic and life outcomes for students.

A comprehensive presentation on the department's work as aligned to the Five Priorities for Success is attached. The presentation focuses on the following:

• BLMA Mission and Vision
• Manhood Development Academies
• BLMA Mentoring
• Recruitment/Retention of Black & Latino Male Teachers
• BLMA Partnerships & Collaborations
• Positive Narrative Change Campaign

The presentation at the November Parent and Community Engagement (PACE) Committee will highlight the Positive Narrative Change Campaign.
Fiscal Impact Statement: N/A
Implementation and Assessment Plan
Recommendation: Your Committee reports having received the foregoing report from the Administration. Although this item has been noticed for possible action, no action is required.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jacqueline M. Mann, Ph.D. - Board Clerk/Chief Officer