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My Brother's Keeper Alliance

President Obama speaks to a group of young men of various skin tones

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance hosts its first national convening, MBK Rising! in Oakland, CA on February 19, 2019.

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My Brother’s Keeper Network

Since its launch in 2014, hundreds of cities, towns, counties, and tribal nations across the country have answered President Obama’s powerful call to action to address the persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and ensure all youth can reach their full potential.

The MBK Network is a learning community and support system for MBK Communities that provides support, resources, and opportunities for leaders working to convene diverse stakeholders, identify effective strategies, and affect systems change in their local communities.


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MBK Model Communities

Four MBK communities demonstrating impact in at least one of the six MBK milestones.

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MBK Equity Framework

The MBK Equity Framework is a resource – a set of values and a national standard of excellence – designed for any community looking to improve the lives of boys and young men of color and underserved youth. The Framework has been rigorously developed from the ground up in partnership with government, policy, development, equity, and organizational leadership from local and national organizations on the frontlines of youth and community development.

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