A CONVERSATION WITH
PRESIDENT OBAMA

MBK Alliance Leadership Forum

As part of the MBK Leadership Forum, President Obama participates in a conversation with youth and community leaders on the unprecedented activism and action that has taken place in the year since George Floyd’s tragic murder and the importance of reimagining policing and public safety in the work ahead. To watch in Spanish, click here.

Mayor Ras Baraka, Newark, NJ
Benny Estrada, Director of Street Outreach, New Life Centers of Chicagoland
Alicia Garza, Founder, Black Futures Lab; co-creator, #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network
Jacob Jackson, Youth Leader, Los Angeles Youth Uprising (LAYUP)
Julio Marcial, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Liberty Hill Foundation
Anthony Montoya, Youth Representative, New Life Centers of Chicagoland

Mayor Ras Baraka, Newark, NJ; Benny Estrada, Director of Street Outreach, New Life Centers of Chicagoland; Alicia Garza, Founder, Black Futures Lab; co-creator, #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network; Jacob Jackson, Youth Leader, Los Angeles Youth Uprising (LAYUP); Julio Marcial, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Liberty Hill Foundation; Anthony Montoya, Youth Representative, New Life Centers of Chicagoland

This conversation is a part of the MBK Leadership Forum, a virtual gathering of leading My Brother’s Keeper Communities from across the country. The convening is designed to share best practices, celebrate momentum, and continue to center racial equity as a core drive to meet My Brother’s Keeper Community goals.

 

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