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A community engaged program of research committed to affirming the humanity of Black boys, men, and families through trauma-informed praxis that prevents violence promotes healing and advances racial equity. Check out the launch of our In All Ways Human visual storytelling and narrative change campaign!
Centering Black Voices aims to Affiirm Humanity, Prevent Violence, and Promote Healing in the Lives of Black Boys, Men, and Families through Research and Action.
Centering Black Voices emerged from a community engaged research study that interviewed young Black men (ages 18-24) in Baltimore about the transition into adulthood. When asked to describe their neighborhoods, young Black men answered by sharing their stories of witnessing, experiencing, and losing friends and family members to violence. We listened.