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A lack of opportunity. You look at education, and they don’t have the resources that are afforded to students in more affluent areas. — William Watkins, Project Manager, Roxbury
Getting out of themselves. They need to learn to do things in new ways. — Tonya David, Nonprofit Founder, Roxbury
The lack of a positive self image and a value system. — Robert Lewis, Executive Director, Mattapan
Schooling. Every time you look, another school is closing because of poor performance. You have to fight hard to get your child into a good school. — Ms. Rice, Nanny, Dorchester
Poverty, racism and militarism. It’s important for us to start developing young leaders to fight these issues. — Leonard Lee, Division Director, Dorchester
Structural racism. It’s at the root of the low expectations that affect black and brown boys. — Liz Miranda, Program Director, Roxbury
What do you think are the greatest challenges facing black and Latino youths in Boston?