My Brother's Keeper Alliance Updates

The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Launches Freedom Summer 2022 Fund to Create Safe Spaces for Boys and Young Men of Color

July 15, 2022 10:00 AM

The program will disperse $1 million in grants to nonprofit organizations nationwide CHICAGO – Today, the My Brother’s Keeper… More

Safe Spaces Create Hope and Opportunities for Chicago Youth

June 9, 2022 9:18 AM

Valerie Jarrett visits New Life Centers Pan De Vida in Chicago, IL, on June 8, 2022.Please credit “The Obama Foundation.” The photographs… More

Curbing Youth Violence, Creating Safe Communities: A Nationwide Call to Action

May 24, 2022 5:41 PM

Nearly two years ago, a horrified crowd of men, women and children looked on as George Floyd was senselessly murdered. Two weeks ago,… More

Obama Foundation Names Adren Wilson as New Executive Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

January 27, 2022 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is pleased to announce Adren Wilson as the new Executive Director of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA). Wilson, an experienced leader committed… More

Michael Smith Shares Special Farewell Message with the MBK Alliance Community

December 9, 2021 6:00 PM

I have had the extraordinary privilege of helping build a race and gender-conscious movement across the United States to obliterate the barriers that stand in… More

President Obama Joins Conversation on Equity and Public Safety During Virtual My Brother’s Keeper Alliance National Convening

May 24, 2021 10:00 AM

President Obama’s conversation with youth and community leaders to mark the progress and work that remains in the year since George Floyd was… More

The Root Spotlights New $1 Million Investment in MBK Communities from MBK Alliance

February 4, 2021 6:58 PM

By Michael Smith, Executive Director, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance For the past two years, MBK Alliance has been proud to champion the work of… More

On President Obama’s Birthday, See How He’s Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

August 4, 2020 8:00 AM

On President Obama’s 59th birthday, see how he has spent his time following his presidency inspiring the next generation of leaders. From Chicago to Amsterdam,… More

Watch the Last Public Conversation President Obama Shared with Rep. John Lewis

July 20, 2020 2:36 PM

In honor of Rep. John Lewis’ passing, we sent the message below to our email list to share more information about the virtual town hall… More

Watch: President Obama’s “Dear Class of 2020” Message

June 7, 2020 7:04 PM

Today, President Obama shared a message as part of YouTube Originals’ “Dear Class of 2020” program.   President Obama notes that building a new… More