Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

MBK Rising! is by invitation only and designed for:

  • MBK Youth and Community Leaders
  • Mayors, Tribal Leaders, County Executives or Similar Local Government and Academic Leaders
  • Cross-Sector National Partners and Movement Leaders

However, if you’re a young man of color, or an adult who’s doing exceptional work for young men of color, you can apply to attend.

If you are one of the 250 communities across the country that accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Challenge, be sure to officially join the newly launched MBK Network to receive information about MBK Rising! and other opportunities to support your work. Visit: to learn more.

How do I register?

Registration is by invitation only and will open Wednesday, December 5, 2018. However, to ensure you receive the latest updates about MBK Rising!, please submit the form below:

Who do I contact with questions regarding MBK Rising!?

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].