Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Increasing Academic Success for Young Males of Color a Grant Proposal
by Delgado, Cesar, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2018, 57; 10784308
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to develop a program, identify potential funding sources, and write a grant proposal to fund an academic support program that would provide services for males of color at-risk for high school drop out. The proposed program EmpowerMen, utilizes social workers as mentors, case workers, instructors, and therapist to provide support from an ecological systems approach to achieve higher graduation rates and promote secondary education. EmpowerMen’s mission is to collaborate with Environmental Charter Schools and provide support for young male students, and intensive support for students identified as “at-risk” through case management, mentoring and mental health services, while promoting secondary education.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
Commitee: Kim, Mimi, Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 57/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work, Education
Keywords: African Americans at risk for high school drop out, High school drop out prevention program for African American and Hispanic males, Hispanics at risk for high school drop out, Increasing academic success in low income communities, Males of color at risk for high school drop out, Social workers in education
Publication Number: 10784308
ISBN: 9780438148192
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