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The Barack Obama Foundation Announces New Additions to the Board of Directors

April 21, 2016 10:59 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, the Barack Obama Foundation announced that John Rogers, Michael Sacks and Robert Wolf will join the Foundation’s Board of Directors, effective… More

Louisville and MBK: Building on What Works

April 11, 2016 6:12 PM

By Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville, KY President Barack Obama describes the mission of My Brother’s Keeper very simply: “Helping more of our young people stay… More

For Inner-City Boys, an Internship Can Lead to a New Path

April 6, 2016 10:29 AM

By Anne Williams-Isom For the 13,000 children we work with at the Harlem Children’s Zone, an internship is often a life-changing experience. Our goal… More

Expanding Access to Economic Opportunity for Boys and Men of Color

March 21, 2016 1:21 PM

By Linda M. Rodríguez Rarely does a day go by that we’re not reminded of the challenges young men of color continue to face. From… More

Prudential and Sprint Work with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance And My Brother’s Keeper Newark to Provide Wireless Connectivity To Young Men of Color in City of Newark

March 21, 2016 1:06 PM

NEWARK — Thanks to the generosity of Prudential and Sprint, and as part of both corporation’s commitments to My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA) to support boys… More

Blair Taylor Named CEO of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

March 10, 2016 3:37 PM

Global leader widely recognized for innovative and creative approach to community transformation WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA) announced Blair Taylor… More

Common Surprises Youth Choir in Compton

March 8, 2016 4:00 PM

Common visited Greater Zion Church in Compton, CA to surprise youth choir with a live performance of “Glory.”… More

Libra Group’s Inaugural ‘American Entrepreneurship Award’ Open for Entries

February 4, 2016 8:12 PM

  – Award program born out of Libra Group’s commitment to the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance… More

Educator Profile: Discussing Race in the Classroom

January 19, 2016 2:58 PM

by Reuben Ogbonna I come from a diverse household and recognize that I am a product of not only the environment in which I was raised,… More

Barack Obama Foundation Issues RFP to Seven Potential Architects for the Future Presidential Center

December 21, 2015 9:43 AM

Chicago, IL – Today, The Barack Obama Foundation issued a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) to seven architectural firms, one of which will ultimately be selected… More

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