Boston.com reports that Boston has allocated $500,000 in grants to 63 local organizations to bolster community empowerment and support positive outcomes for Black men and boys.

Mayor Michelle Wu, alongside the Office of Black Male Advancement, unveiled the 2024 Empowerment Grants on March 26, emphasizing the city’s commitment to addressing systemic disparities and promoting equity.

“I’m grateful to the Office of Black Male Advancement and Commission on Black Men and Boys for their critical work to invest in and empower our communities,” said Mayor Michelle Wu.
“We’re excited to relaunch these Community Empowerment grants and look forward to partnering with the community in our shared goal to provide multi-faceted, comprehensive programming and support that uplift our Black men and boys across neighbourhoods.”