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Andrés and Alberto with Oscar Tovar, Mayor Tom Barrett, and Ald. José G. Pérez.

Two Courageous Leaders Open Doors

For more than thirty hours, Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico. Infrastructure imploded, electricity grids were destroyed, and clean water became inaccessible.

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From left to right: Carleon Outlaw, Victor Trussel, and Durran Goodwin.

This is why we Speech: The Update

Our first #ChangeTheNarrative publication was a cover story on Carleon Outlaw and Durran Goodwin.

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Latrelle as Community Leader, Washington High School. Photograph by New York-based David Johnson.

BLMA partners with Art Start and Turnaround Arts Milwaukee

Changing the narrative about Black and Latino boys is critical, especially in America’s most racially segregated city –

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Michael Foster next to the BLMA banner.

Journey to a National Ranking

Astute assists, brilliant blocks, calculated crossovers, daring dunks, and earnest effort - Michael Foster does it all with finesse.

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School leaders critically reflecting during the BLMA breakout session.

What Everyone Should Know About Working with Black and Latino Males

Monday, June 18, 2018 was the Principals Leadership Institute[i] held in the Student Union of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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Ruben in front of Golda Meir.

What Effects do Popular Drinks have on our Teeth?

I was volunteering for the MPS STEM Fair – running back and forth to direct the flow of traffic, following up with students on any last minute support or supplies they needed, and inquired about their science projects.

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BLMA partners with King Quis Productions

Student visioning sessions followed the completion of the Manhood Development elective, credit course curriculum.

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Ben Rangel from City Year conversing with a student from Pulaski High School.

About the BLMA Manhood Development Course

The Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement (BLMA) captured the voice of about seven-hundred Black and Latino males at the beginning of the year.

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University of Wisconsin, Madison's Cooperative Children's Book Center study image by Tina Kügler.

Why Representation Matters in Curriculum

It was the Saturday shortly after Valentine’s Day as my girlfriend and I were enjoying our time in Chicago.

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Photo of  Victor Amaya.

The Importance of Mentoring to Struggle and Triumph

There is a rare, energizing aura that follows people willing to share their success with others.

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Student Carleon Outlaw, Coach Victor Trussel, and Student Duran Goodwin.

This is why we Speech

It all started with a simple invitation from Dean C. Graf, International Baccalaureate teacher at Rufus King International High School, to observe what he alluded to as time that would be well spent.

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Contacts

Email: blma@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Director:

LaNelle Ramey
Phone: 414-475-8842 
Email: rameyld@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Coordinator:

Paul Moga
Phone: 414-475-8248
Email: mogape@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Planning Assistant:
David Castillo
Phone: 414-475-8631
Email: castilde@milwaukee.k12.wi.us


Public Ally:

Sergio Muñiz
Email: munizs@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

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