The following organizations and individuals have supported Hearts and Minds Inc. in the past with their time and in-kind donations and and we thank them for their support.
WLWT Chief Meteorologist Kevin Robinson
African American Physicians of Mercy Hospital
Xavier University and Dr. Janice Walker
UC College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Ronald Jackson
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Hearts and Minds here to visit us. I appreciate that this organization has realized the significance of education as a right rather than a privilege. We want to see each of you aspire to great things. We here at UC want to be a part of your success.”
Dr. Ronald Jackson
Northern Kentucky University
College of Informatics
City Gospel Mission
Recent Cincinnati Enquirer Article on Hearts and Minds
What you need to be aware of:
BY THE NUMBERS
• Graduation rate (2007-08)
Black males: 47 percent White males 78 percent
• Percent of eighth graders proficient in reading (2009)
Black males: 9 percent White males: 33 percent
• Percent enrolled in Advanced Placement math and science courses
Black males: 0.24 percent (science), 0.28 percent (math)
White males: 1.09 percent (science), 1.02 percent (math)
• Incarceration rate:
Black males: 46 in every 1,000. White males: 7 in every 1,000.
Source: Schott Foundation for Public Education, NAEP, U.S. Census, Dept. of Justice.