The Black Star Project

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Our Supporters

We work to build strong partnerships with a broad spectrum of businesses, government entities and social service agencies to elevate the issue of the racial academic achievement gap to a higher level of awareness and in turn implement a coordinated strategy to eliminate it. The following corporations, foundations and community organizations are key partners:


Corporate Support
Toyota Motor Sales
ComEd - An Exelon Company

Foundation Support
The Field Foundation
Open Society Foundations - Campaign for Black Male Achievement
The Woods Fund of Chicago
Chicago Community Trust
McCormick Foundation


If you would like more information on partnering with The Black Star Project to ensure that all children receive an equal, quality education, please email Ava Myles at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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Black Male Achievement Mentoring Movement

Black Male Achievement Mentoring Movement

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