November 6, 2019

At the 2nd Annual “State of Health Care in Howard County” event hosted by Howard County General Hospital, Dr. Carlessia A. Hussein was honored for her dedication to improving the health of populations locally and nationally.  Steven Snelgrove, President of Howard Count...

August 26, 2018

Government Accounting Office (GAO) Report (March 2018)

- Black boys experienced 18% out-of-school suspensions compared to 6.8% for Hispanic and 5.2% for White boys.  These patterns were similar in Magnet and Charter schools.

- Boys as a group were overrepresented while g...

July 1, 2018

The Howard County 2018 application cycle generated 26 applications, 3 times the number  

received in 2017.  In their own words, the boys told about their interest and hopes for

how the summer scholarship funds would help them. 

“I want to participate in the program to imp...

February 20, 2018

Stress and Health Disparities

Contexts, Mechanisms, and Interventions

Among Racial/Ethnic Minority and Low SES Populations

Source:  American Psychological Association, APA Working Group on Stress and Health Disparities, 2017.

November 26, 2017

A group of researchers found that childhood disadvantage is especially harmful for boys.

© 2016 by Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Frina Len, Jeremy Majerovitz, and Benjamin Scuderi.

Their summary:  Boys who grow up in poor families in highly segregated neighborhoods have...

August 19, 2016

Very Young boys born into ‘Generational Poverty’ face unsurmountable odds at avoiding school drop out, incarceration and early death.  Employment does not exist on their horizon.  This is particularly true of African American boys whose ancestral history and assets wer...

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