Brave Work from our YLI Boys and Men of Color Fresno crew

Amazing work by our incredible Fresno team and members of the Fresno chapter of Boys and Men of COlor

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There is another issue in our San Joaquin Valley that may not be making headlines, but is just as important as the drought, and we are pleased the president is once again showing strong leadership: Young men of color need more opportunities.

President Obama began the dialogue in his State of the Union Address when he said, “I’m reaching out to some of America’s leading foundations and corporations on a new initiative to help more young men of color facing especially tough odds stay on track and reach their full potential.”

This is the news that millions of boys and young men of color have wanted to hear. These words represent opportunity and hope, and now the president is keeping his word. Recently, The California Endowment in partnership with eight of America’s leading foundations, announced a joint effort with the White House to help America’s young men of color reach…

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