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Louisville, KY

 
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 City Scorecard
Total Population

608,732

Black Male Population

62,202

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About Louisville

AS ONE OF OUR BUILDING BLOCK CITIES, LOUISVILLE IS CONSIDERED THE EPICENTER of Black Male Achievement and the host city for CBMA’s Rumble Young Man, Rumble! (RYMR) for the past five years. The City has a long history of Black Male Achievement work. Though Louisville’s Promise of Place score was not high (a score of 53), it has several high profile and supportive BMA stakeholders who are advancing efforts. Its score was highest in the areas of city-led commitments and national initiatives supporting BMB.

Louisville’s strongest building blocks in place are Coordination and Continuum of Activities and City Administration Commitment to Black Men and Boys, with average scores of 5.7 and 5.4 out of 10, respectively. The weakest building block currently in place in the city is Funding, with an average score of 4.5.

Local and national organizations, programs and initiatives working on behalf of Louisville’s Black men and boys:

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