MBK Richmond accepted the MBK Community Challenge to improve the lives of boys and young men of color (BYMOC) in 2014. MBK Richmond is centered around the RYSE Center in Richmond, CA. RYSE runs programs across areas of community health; education and justice; youth organizing and leadership; and media, arts, and culture. All programs serve as platforms to cultivate connection, healing, love, and resistance. In 2018, MBK Richmond was selected as an MBK Seed Community.