My Brother's Keeper Alliance Updates

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Announces Upcoming Competition to Accelerate Community Solutions and Impact for Boys and Young Men of Color

February 26, 2018 11:06 AM

Community-based organizations in cities that accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge will be invited to submit proposals focused on youth violence prevention and… More

MBK Newark Youth Reflection

February 21, 2018 6:40 PM

My name is Khali Raymond, and I am nineteen years old. I was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. When I was a… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Hosts Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit in Newark, NJ

January 23, 2018 4:01 PM

In February, more than 500 Newark youth, including boys and young men of color, will have the opportunity to interact and interview with… More

President Obama Takes Part in PSA for Launch of New Campaign to Expand Opportunity for Boys and Young Men of Color

January 2, 2018 8:08 PM

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance releases a new PSA featuring President Obama, Stephen Curry and Chance the Rapper to kick off… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Newsletter: November 2017

December 22, 2017 2:07 PM

Message from the Director, Michael Smith As the year comes to a close, I want to thank you on behalf of the entire MBK… More

2017: Our First Year in Review

December 22, 2017 1:59 PM

The Obama Foundation hit the ground running this year -- from launching a Fellowship program, to convening hundreds of civic innovators from around the world in Chicago, to hosting trainings for young leaders across the country... More

MBK Positive Policing Dialogue Youth Reflection

December 19, 2017 3:09 AM

Recently, I attended the MBK Positive Policing Dialogue in Albuquerque along with fifty other students from local schools and about 10 officers from Albuquerque Police… More

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Has Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Breakdown Systematic Barriers Facing BYMOC Since January

October 22, 2017 5:27 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A core part of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance’s (MBK Alliance) work is ensuring that communities and evidence-based organizations have clear pathways to… More

Statement From My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) on Integration with the Obama Foundation

September 13, 2017 2:27 PM

For more than three years, the work of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) – and later the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) – has been… More

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance Convenes Mayors and Community Leaders From Cities Across the Western Region at Regional Summit in Long Beach

July 31, 2017 5:46 PM

The Long Beach mayor’s office, local community organizations and national partners hosted MBK Communities to celebrate progress and share best practices to expand… More