The BMoC Dashboard

The BMoC Equity Dashboard is a new tool designed to make accessible data and research on the wellbeing and status of boys and men of color in California.

Dashboard Indicators

Poverty Rates

Poverty Rates

In 2019 almost half (48%) of children of color ages 5-17 lived in poverty. Black and Latino children experience the highest levels of household poverty, compared to white children.

Unemployment Rates

Unemployment Rates

In 2019, 14% of young men ages 16-24 were unemployed across California. Black (26%) and Native American boys (23%) faced the highest unemployment rates compared to other groups.

Degree Completion Rates

Degree Completion Rates

Only a quarter (25%) of men of color held a bachelor’s degree or higher in California in 2019. White men, by comparison, are almost twice as likely (44%) to have a college education or higher.

High School Graduation Rates

High School Graduation Rates

Eight-in-ten (81%) high school boys in California graduated in time in 2020. But across the state, Black and Indigenous boys are most-often failed by school systems and have lower graduation rates than White and Asian students.

College Readiness Rates

College Readiness Rates

Statewide, less than half (45%) of high school boys graduate high school meeting the entry requirements for the UC/CSU systems.

Youth Mortality Rates

Youth Mortality Rates

Across California, Black and Native youth had the highest mortality rates in 2019. Both black and native youth are twice as likely to die between ages 1-24 compared to white youth.

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